Publishers that Muddy the Waters

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I get emails all of the time from writers asking how much it costs to publish a book. The answer is nothing. In traditional publishing, the publisher pays all of the costs; you will receive royalties on sales, normally 10%.

Most writers start out wanting a traditional publishing deal with a reputable publisher. Some, over time, accept that their book does not have mass appeal and if they want to get it published they will have to self-publish it:  pay for the publishing of their own book.

Either of these options is fine when the business involved is up-front about everything. The problem comes when a self-publishing company attempts to appear as a strictly traditional publisher. This is the case with Olympia Publishing UK.

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