Originally Posted by fjtorres
Bear in mind that Rusch is a long-time veteran who has both traditional contracts *and* indie-published titles.
She is not a self-publishing promoter.
Her web site is about encouraging writers to educate themselves about the issues and make informed decisions that meet *their* needs rather than blindly accepting the "received wisdom" from another era.
What worked in the days of the print oligarchy is not necessarily a viable strategy in these days of reduced pbook shelf space, reduced publisher support and advances, and mainstreamed ebooks and POD.
Authors now have choices that didn't exist just a few years ago; they need to choose wisely or risk being victimized.
This. And thank you for the info and the thread. Kris is very knowledgeable about the entire industry having worked all sides of it.
ETA: Excellent article!