So. How do the readers of this here blog plan to publish their work in progress?
In 2013 and 2014, the percentage going traditional-only was around 22-23% and self-publishing die-hards were at 10%.
In 2015 there was a rise in the number of people who were passing on traditional to pursue self-publishing, which rose to 15% and this trend continued into 2016. Whereas about 26-27% were still traditional only.
This year? A bump back down for self-publishing only with more people opting for flexibility:
Now, with all the caveats that this is unscientific and reflects the readership of the blog, does this track with your experience?
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Art: Harper & Brothers publishing house, New York City, USA