I am of the opinion that alternative methods of publishing are very worthy alternatives to traditional publishing. Like the advertisements from many self-publishing outfits state (it’s almost like they copy that from one other), it was done by authors who went on to have glittering literary careers – names like Hemmingway, Grisham, get bandied about.
It is hard to say what kind of a change it is – the good kind, the not-so-good kind, or simply the necessary kind. For decades writers have been denied the satisfaction of seeing their work in print, of having someone else read and appreciate it. Like a child seeking approval from strict parents, they