Saturday, January 21, 2006

Book shepherds

Emerging figures in the publishing industry

Anyone entering the world of self-publishing knows that it's a labor-intensive and time-consuming venture. Even novice writers learn quickly that the art form isn't easy. So it's no surprise that the publishing industry is full of coaches and consultants, willing to work with aspiring authors.

A new breed of consultants has emerged as the popularity of self-publishing grows. We now have book shepherds. So what exactly are book shepherds? Lynne Zerance explains who they are and what they do in her article for The Editorial Department.

Via: Writer's Edge

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