Misery of the midlist author

Many literary blogs are linking to the Salon article, “The confessions of a semi-successful author,” that tells the sad but common tale of an author who has struggled with the horror that is modern publishing.

For a tale of publishing woe that has a happy ending, check out No Media Kings, where Jim Munroe explains how he came to publish and successfully market books. See also the economic argument for self-publishing and concrete steps to get started.

Fight the power!