Many budding authors are often faced with this dilemma, should I go the self-publishing route? A process that is getting simpler by the day, or should I seek to get traditionally published? A significantly more arduous process, that entails finding an agent that will know how to submit the proper pitch to publishing houses that stands head and shoulders above the ever-mounting pile that publishers have to sift through.
There are over 1 million new books published every, just in the United States alone. Sounds a lot right? Well it's a staggering amount actually. You don't see that many movies or music records being released. So why are there so many books? More importantly why are there so few genuine pageturners?