Are you interested in traditional publishing?
Welcome to the second article in our publishing series here at Well-Storied. Today, we’re exploring the most common way authors get published: traditional book deals.
Originally, I’d intended this post to include a breakdown of how traditional publishing works, as well as its pros and cons. But when outlining, I quickly realized just how much info I needed to convey, so we're breaking things up.
Expect to see a second article on the pros and cons of traditional publishing soon!
There are, of course, many ways in which an author can go about gaining an agent and landing a book deal with a traditional publishing house. Ask a slew of published authors about their experiences in the industry, and you'll get a slew of different answers.
But for simplicity's sake, today I’m going to break down the typical journey a debut author is likely to experience when publishing their book traditionally.
Your own experiences may vary, but if you’re brand new to traditional publishing, this article should give you a strong idea of how traditional publishing works. Sound good?
Without any further ado, let’s dive in!