The publishing market has changed a lot in recent years and this has presented some new challenges, but also opened up a wealth of opportunities. So, why publish now?
5: The ability to self-publish. With the ability to find editors and artists on your own, and many sites willing to link you with willing publishers, there’s nothing holding you back.
4: Increased interest. With so many games, movies, TV shows, and other popular media being based on books, a lot of people are taking a keener interest in books.
3: Wider audience. We truly are becoming a global society, so take advantage of that. With a little advertising, you can be read by anyone who can read the language.
2: Money. With today’s economy in a shaky position, any bit of added income helps.
1: Pride. You get to introduce yourself as an author, not just a writer. Get your friends and family to take your writing seriously. What could possibly trump that?
So, take that first step today! Contact an editor and get the ball rolling today. No more rejection letters, just your name on the front cover. It doesn’t cost you anything to get started, so go ahead.