To Become a Writer, Be a Promoter First

SpeakingOfWealth.comWhile the following should have no bearing on whether or not you choose to become a writer, it should open your eyes to the fact that the publishing world is undergoing considerable upheaval. In a nutshell, here’s what’s happening. For the past few decades, middle and large-sized publishing companies have been consolidating and/or going out of business. As it stands, there are six mega-publishing houses left in New York City. Those six are desperately trying to figure out how to make money in the face of the Kindle/Self Publishing/Ebook revolution. So far, they’re not doing to well.