The Snobbery of Traditional Publishing

Author Don Massenzio

There are a number of articles that have popped up recently about the substandard quality of independently published work vs. the pristine and curated quality of traditionally published material. This post is one that I published back when I had an encounter with a traditionally published author.

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The Snobbery of Traditional Publishing

During a recent weekend, my seven year old daughter had an event with her dance group at a local street festival. As we walked around and looked at the various tables, we happened upon an author of children’s books who had some of her work displayed on a table. My daughter saw the books and we stopped at the table and listened to this friendly, grandmotherly figure tell us about her books.  They were based on the antics of her grandson and looked very nicely illustrated.

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We were about to move on when…

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