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How self-publishing has come into its own

Self-Publishing was once seen as a last resort by writers rejected by publisher after publisher is fast becoming the most successful trend in writing.

In times past self-publishing was derided as vanity publishing. Today it´s not only vanity projects that are taking the self-publishing route, many well-known authors are also turning to self-publishing.

Award-winning Faulkner author John Edgar Wideman chose to publish his new collection of short stories through Lulu.com; the site, offering authors an 80/20 revenue split, has purportedly published over 1.1 million authors and adds 20,000 new titles to its catalogue a month.

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