Hey Jeff! Congratulations! What will you do to celebrate?
I wish I could meet more people. I think I am good at doing that online and then when it comes to doing anything in person, I kind of freak. I`m so used to meeting people at "work" and then that stopped.
I need to make more of an effort. Course you have the cool HOW forum and most copywriters aren`t as...cool. Nor do we really have an online hub. I think I`m better interacting with creatives of all types:)
Generally, most major publishing house won’t look at your book unless it comes through an agent. Most agents won’t look at your book unless you already have had a book published. This catch 22 is why a lot of writers have turned to Publish On Demand (POD) publishing houses. Or, what used to be called “vanity press.” There are some very reputable POD companies and others that just want your money. They don’t care how well or bad your book is as long as you fork over the money to get it into print.
As far as weather or not your book will be taken seriously, that depends on how well written the book is. A gentleman in
Go to WritersWeekly .com. They have lots of information on self publishilng.