Which is the best option for writer to self publish or go a traditional publishing route? Will this be affected by the lack of traditional publishers ?
There used to be a time when you could write a book about any topic, find a publisher and get a deal. Times have changed, the ever-growing list of self-published authors has meant larger competition. When the money is cut back, so are the books that publishers will take a chance on. However, don’t let this put you off, there is always the possibility that you will be published. New authors are discovered every day.
Know your genre
As writers, we are constantly told to polish our work to the best version we can, before publishing. The advice is good, a manuscript should be edited and complete before you send it. The best version of yourself. You only get one chance to make a first impression.