Top Self Publishing Quotes

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1. "The writer writes in order to teach himself, to understand himself, to satisfy himself; the publishing of his ideas, though it brings gratification, is a curious anticlimax."
Author: Alfred Kazin
2. "Self-publishing is great, but I don't want to be an icon for it, or anything else."
Author: Amanda Hocking
3. "If you don't put 99 percent of yourself into the writing, there will be no publishing career. There's the writer and there's the author. The author - you don't ever think about the author. Just think about the writer. So my advice would be, find a way to not care - easier said than done."
Author: Andre Dubus III
4. "I think I'm gonna attach myself to the sinking ship that is book publishing."
Author: Daniel Clowes
5. "I took the process of doing as much myself as I could like a duck to water. I set up my own label and publishing, etc, and it was a fun learning curve two decades ago."
Author: David Knopfler
6. "I have a hardcore attitude: a "self-published, ghost-written book" is wrong because the concept behind self publishing is that you have knowledge or emotions that you want to express. Whenpeople read a book—particularly a self-published one—they have the right to expect that it's the person's writing, not cleaned-up dictation or slapping a name on a book that someone else wrote."
Author: Guy Kawasaki
7. "Visitors might notice that Jacksonville has lots of trees. And there would be more trees, if I didn't go around chopping so many down, in anticipation of my upcoming paper company. (I plan on self-publishing a very long book.)"
Author: Jarod Kintz
8. "What sells a book sells a book, same in traditional or self-publishing. You gotta shake your tail feathers."
Author: Joni Rodgers
9. "To call yourself an author takes publishing one book. To call yourself an inspirational author is the work of a lifetime that requires being constantly kicked in the stomach only to get back up on your feet and show the world how you survived it each time."
Author: Shannon L. Alder
10. "Whatever you may have heard, self-publishing is not a short cut to anything. Except maybe insanity. Self-publishing, like every other kind of publishing, is hard work. You don't wake up one morning good at it. You have to work for that."
Author: Zoe Winters

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