Traditional Publishing Doesn’t Hate Self-Publishing So Why Should You?

“We’re very interested in self-publishing, this is a way we can spot talent,” says Victoria Barnsley, chief executive at HarperCollins.

“It helps take some of the risk away from us if we can actually see something is already working.”

That quote from an article at BBC News is one of the most sensible things I’ve seen written about the relationship of traditional publishers and self-publishing. A balanced and realistic article.