Me myself I: revaluing self-publishing in the electronic age

Sherman Young

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This chapter examines recent developments in self-publishing. In the book trade, self-publishing has traditionally been dismissed as little more than an exercise in vanity. But, as Young demonstrates, the possibilities of e-books have thrown up examples that force us to rethink the role and reputation of self-publishing.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Future of writing
EditorsJohn Potts
Place of PublicationHoundmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages13
ISBN (Electronic)9781137440402
ISBN (Print)9781137440396
Publication statusPublished - 2014


  • e-book
  • self-publishing


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