MicroPublishing is the term I use to describe the current reality that every writer, blogger, or even hobby story writer who wishes to publish, absolutely can publish…and in nearly any format.
Previously, being published was reserved for the chosen few who made it through the gatekeepers at the big publishing houses. It used to be that if you submitted an unsolicited manuscript to a publisher, it would be relegated to the slush pile, imagine a pile of manuscripts in a dank basement.
It might never be seen again. That’s no way to motivate talented writers, right? The reality at present is that if you want to publish, you can publish. [Read more…]