How to and Why Authors Should Crowdfund a Book
The digital age has brought about a rise in self-publishing. Writers now have access to the publishing tools and services that were once monopolized by traditional publishers. Equally as important, the Internet now provides authors with the means to connect with their audience and promote themselves and their books. No longer do writers need the backing of a publisher to make a name for themselves. All they need is Wi-Fi and a keyboard.
As with all things, there are, however, disadvantages to self-publishing. The author incurs all the expenses of publishing, which can add up quickly. Most authors publish their book knowing that not only will they possibly not recoup their out of pocket expenses but they also may not generate a profit from sales. It is a big financial risk for the self-publishing author. However…
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