Snapshot of Infographic by Jane FriedmanWe’re big fans of editor Jane Friedman, her advice and candor, and impressed with her latest offering, a handy one-sheet about the primary paths to publication.

Prepare yourself – it’s a whole lot of information! Says Friedman in her blog post about the infographic:

“I spend a lot of time at writers conferences trying to clarify the pros and cons among the different publishing paths and the growing number of services available to authors. There is no one path or service that’s right for everyone; you must understand and study the changing landscape and make a choice based on long-term career goals, as well as the unique qualities of your work—not to mention your own strengths and weaknesses.”

Click on the jpg below to download the pdf version, and do be sure to read Jane’s blog with more great hints and insights…

5 Key Publishing Models by Jane Friedman

Editor Jane FriedmanJane Friedman is the web editor of the Virginia Quarterly Review, an award-winning national journal, where she leads online and digital content strategy. She also teaches digital publishing at the University of Virginia. Before joining VQR, Jane was the publisher of Writer’s Digest (F+W Media) and an assistant professor of e-media at the University of Cincinnati. Her expertise has been featured on NPR’s Morning Edition, Publishers Weekly, South by Southwest, Nieman Journalism Lab, and AWP. You can find her writing at a diverse collection of sites and publications (Publishing Perspectives, Digital Book World, IBPA Independent, and many more), as well as at her blog.

4 thoughts on “Five Key Book Publishing Paths: Infographic

  • June 3, 2013 at 12:42 am
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  • May 26, 2013 at 3:18 pm
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    Great reference for new authors! Thanks very informative.

  • May 25, 2013 at 11:20 am
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    This is really cool! So succinct and easy to follow. Printed it AND filed it for future reference. Great stuff 🙂

    • May 25, 2013 at 12:24 pm
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      It really is! 🙂

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