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Self-publishing: the road less travelled

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Self-publishing: the road less travelled

By  Andreea Mihai &  Sarah Yassine

“Whether it’s writers taking part in the NaNoWriMo challenge or university students rushing to complete their final assignments, it’s clear that writing fills the month of November. But what awaits us at the end of all the hard work that goes into a piece of writing?

For some, writing and completing an assignment means that they’ll pass their course. For others, it’s the hope of future publication.

The traditional route to publication involves sending your manuscript out to publishers and then waiting for their response (most often in the form of rejection letters). However, with the evolution of the Internet, writers have the chance to skip the traditional process and publish their work themselves.

The Medium spoke to several self-published UTM students and alumni about their experiences….”

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Author: SBolithoe

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