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The number of books published each year is boggling. Last year 200,000 new books were released. And that’s only counting traditional publishers. 400,000 self-published books were launched, too.
We talk about self-published and traditionally published, but I think there’s a third category:
Self-published Books Done Right.
There’s really only one fault self-publishing has. It’s too fast and easy. Too fast and easy simply because writers are impatient and rush their books out into the world without ensuring quality.
That’s not the case with author Cari Noga. Cari published Sparrow Migrations, a novel centered about the “Miracle on the Hudson” plane crash. It features a boy named Robby who has autism and becomes obsessed with the birds involved in the accident. Cari does self-publishing right.
Here’s why Cari’s book deserves to be recognized in a class of its own, along with other quality, independently published books.
She hired editors Cari hired two editors to read, revise and copyedit her book. This is the treatment a traditionally published book receives: professional editing and copyediting that boost a book’s quality. (Read more here)
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- Ten Reasons Why You Need an Editor for Indie Publishing (changeitupediting.com)
- “Independent” or “Why I’m Going DIY” (everonword.wordpress.com)