Small publishing houses have sprung up as digital platforms and print on demand options become the norm for the publishing industry. Many authors may ask themselves, why bother with a small press, especially when you can do it yourself and keep all your profits. But for many authors, a small press may be the perfect way to go. In this session, we will share the benefits of having a small publishing house as an author and explore how authors who choose this route can maximize their sales.
How small publishers differ from the big houses and how they are similar;
Advantages to authors to publishing with small houses;
Disadvantages to keep in mind when deciding which route to take; and
How authors can maximize their sales using the leverage of a publisher.
More about Fern
Fern Brady is the founder and CEO of Inklings Publishing. She began her professional life as a foreign correspondent, taught for 15 years in Alief ISD, and is a full-time Realtor in Houston. She has published numerous short stories, two children's picture books, a couple of poems, and is excited about the upcoming release of her debut novel, United Vidden, which will be book one in her Thyrein’s Galactic Wall Series. She is an active member of the Houston Writers Guild, with whom she served as CEO for four years, and of Authors Marketing Guild as well as of Blood Over Texas, Houston Authors Writers Group, and Romance Writers of America. Follow Fern's writing at: www.fernbrady.com