Most traditionally published authors will tell you that traditional publishing is the only way to become a serious author. Many book coaches, meanwhile, will tell you that the traditional publishing model is outdated and constraining. Both are a little right and a little wrong. The true value of traditional publishing is that you're kept accountable by a team of professionals that will make sure your book is the best it can be and is as successful as it can be. If you go the self-published route, you need to make sure you get the services and the accountability to create a great book. This episode is about the pros and cons of traditional publishing and self-publishing.