Self-Published Authors To Get Barnes & Noble Shelf Space

Has the so-called self-publishing stigma finally dissolved? With the recent announcement by VentureBeat that self-publishing outfit FastPencil will give self-published authors coveted shelf space at physical Barnes & Noble stores, it just might have.

With the growing presence of the Espresso Book Machine in indie book retailers over the past year, it is not a total surprise that a, well make that the, major book seller would leverage their most expensive asset.

As the VentureBeat piece notes, there are different tiers of self-pub imprints for authors, which more than likely indicates FastPencil and B&N keeping the quality control of what goes into the store intact.

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