your book in physical form and on store shelves. You get to see people reading it on Instagram or Facebook. Or hear them talking about it on tv or radio.
especially here in Australia.
stores and small independent stores that sell books.
to you to do most of the work.
If your books don’t sell they are sent back to the publisher and pulped into
especially for small time, indie, or first time authors. As much as we’d all
like to see our book in paper or hard back, the wastage is nothing but a big
turn off for me.
even though they are recycled into other books. As far as I’m concerned, just print smaller runs so there are less
books to be wasted. Not that that would stop it.
like CreateSpace and Lulu only print a book off when it’s bought. There is no paper
wastage, no ink wastage and no pulping when the books are returned from the
fantastic, it takes forever to see your book on the shelf, if you’re lucky
enough to have a store that sells books and has shelves to put them on, otherwise it’s a
mega wastage of paper and you don’t earn much out of it.