Hughes, Alan
August 2004
Black Enterprise;Aug2004, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p54
Addresses a question about self-publication of books for profit venture. Requirements for publishing companies; Factors that should be considered in self-publishing; Risk associated with self-publishing.


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