|Now perfect! or is that furpect?|
No more losing sleep over those gosh-darned grammar gaffes. Catch a few mistakes in your self-published, POD* book? You can upload revisions to your heart's content.
Expert views on self-publishing
If you're looking more reasons to consider self-publishing, you'll find them. Just know it's not a perfect solution.
25 Things to Know about Self-Publishing (CNET)
Maybe Traditional Publishers Have Met Their Match - and will change? (The Shatzkin Files)
A British Novelist's Perspective (The Guardian)
How Much Does it Cost? (Writer.ly article) (Note: it can be done for zip, zero, zilch)
A Round-up of Options circa July 2013 (pbs)
Self-publishing options, compared
*POD = print on demand; in my opinion, the only way to self-publish - but in fact, it's not the only method available. If you're considering self-publishing, you'll need to invest a lot of time in reading all about the options available. That's the only way to find out if one is right for you, and if so, which one.