It has never been easy to have your creative writing output accepted by traditional publishing houses.
Witness these famous masters of fiction who were all obliged to take the route of shelling out hard cash to have their debut novels printed.
- Alexandre Dumas
- D.H. Lawrence
- Edgar Allan Poe
- Edgar Rice Burroughs
- George Bernard Shaw
- Gertrude Stein
- James Joyce
- John Grisham
- Mark Twain
- Mary Baker Eddy
- Rudyard Kipling
- Stephen Crane
- Upton Sinclair
- Virginia Woolf
- Walt Whitman
- William Blake
- Zane Grey
John Grisham, incidentally, sold copies of his first novel “A Time to Kill” out of the boot of a car which at the outset was his sole ‘vehicle’ for distribution…
And it is getting tougher all the time – even for established authors.
It can be doubly frustrating when you’ve written something that you are desperate to see in print; something you want other people to read.
There is always recourse to the expensive vanity publishing houses but I wouldn’t take that route come what may.
Imagine my surprise then when I stumbled across the perfect solution for publishing creative output that you cannot place elsewhere.
I have a string of traditionally published titles currently selling in bookstores world wide but I have an almost equal string that I have never been able to get into print.
That is until now…
The little known but highly reputable POD (print on demand) source I have discovered requires an initial membership fee that covers UNLIMITED titles – perfect bound with ISBN and free shipping to customers
In a nutshell: Instead of requiring you to place an initial order for 10 to 100 books, this innovative publisher provides the first copy of your book free of charge and then prints-on-demand and ships when they receive subsequent orders from you and your customers.
This website featured in the resource box below is well worth a visit especially if you are still struggling to get your first book into print. You could have your own personal library up and running in next to no time.