on Writers Cookbook site:
In 2015, Joanna Penn hosted a talk at Nottingham Writers’ Studio on how to make a living from your writing. Her talk dispelled many of the myths around self-publishing and inspired me to pursue it too.
Sadly, many of these myths still remain. They often—but not always—stem from outdated information and literary snobs who don’t like it when the status quo is challenged.
And to them, I say tough.
Things change. Move with the times or fall behind, it’s up to you.
I know which path I prefer.
Here’s some of the big self-publishing myths that need to die because they’re a load of…