aprilhenry (aprilhenry) wrote,

I would take this story with a LARGE grain of salt

Because the author wrote another story about how Amazon should become a publisher that had some fundamental errors about the book business. [Check out the linked story and then check out the comments section.]

Still, it’s kind of interesting – the story of a how a woman self-pubbed. “She decided to throw a virtual book launch party and sent out 500,000 e-mail invites to agents, editors and reviewers,” [Full disclosure: in my neck of the woods, we call that “spam.”] and then got herself a real live book deal with a real live publisher.

Read more here.

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