Previously, the only way to get a book published would be through the services of an established literary agent. Today, the landscape has changed significantly for aspiring authors. This blog seeks to explore the different ways and methods of publication. Interested readers will learn why self-publishing is now an accepted form of releasing a book out into the world. Research is, of course, a key element, and budget may be an obstacle to some methods of publication. Other articles will also discuss the pros and cons of general contractor publishing, including hiring an editor's services.