posted on Apr, 8 2016 @ 11:24 AM
a reply to: MystikMushroom
A lot of ghost writers use it as an opportunity to get noticed, for sure.
Honestly, there are a LOT of really crappy fiction being self published, but a lot of those better writers could pick up gigs ghost writing YA novels
because the goal is merely to create a slapped together outline for the editor to flesh out and conform.
I think if writers who are self publishing (don't get me wrong, some do great at it, or great enough) put in the research and time to find a suitable
publisher, they could get published in house. There's someone for everyone. The real key to a good book is the right people to help you once you've
Publishing on Amazon is one thing, some authors get seriously scammed by brick and mortar self publishers unfortunately.
Another key is self promotion. Unless you're a whiz at self promotion, self publishing isn't for you. Books rarely promote themselves.