Join Carol Topp, author of the Micro Business for Teens series, and Rachel Coker, teenage author and micro business owner, as they share the pros & cons of traditional publishing. Rachel shares with you her experience as the first teenager to be published by Zondervan. Hear her story and the pros & cons that come with traditional publishing. Some of the pros with a traditional publisher include: ~ The reputation of being published with a major publisher ~ The resources available to you and your book to make it shine. Including: a book editor, a book designer, interior formatter, etc. Some tips when publishing traditionally: * Use an agent * Network and go to writers conferences * Be patient * Good choice if you have a wide audience Some cons of publishing with a traditional publisher include: ~ Having to write a book proposal query ~ Finding an Agent ~ Waiting for the publisher to get back to you ~ Marketing Your Book On Your Own ~ Working Around Their Schedule Find out how you can start a micro business of your very own at: www.microbusinessforteens.com.