Central Park South Publishing is a hybrid publisher, an option for publishing that has many benefits. Typically, authors only think of two options when publishing their book. One being, to sell their book to a major commercial publisher with the help of an agent. The other, to self-publish their book on their own. Both of those options have challenges. Hybrid publishing combines both options mentioned previously to get a book published quickly. It also gives the author flexibility on design and pricing.

Hybrid publishing is a balanced way to help authors get their book out to the reading world, both quickly and efficiently, with the help and attention required that an author deserves. A hybrid publishing company like Central Park South Publishing produces, which publishes a book through the same channels like a traditional publisher. It gives the author the ability to have input in design,  layout, and price, for a financial investment from the author to cover the design and production. The investment brings a much shorter time in the publishing of the book, attention, and input to detail and efficiency that comes with a hybrid publisher.

1. Hybrid publishing means shared responsibility between an author and a publishing company

Firstly, because of the financial investment, both parties take the same responsibility for the book. Central Park South Publishing takes on the responsibility of making sure an author’s book succeeds. It means that both publisher and author both put the time and care into making sure the book gains an audience.

 2. It’s a third option for those who don’t have time for traditional publishing or self-publishing

Big commercial publishers are competitive and have many clients keeping them busy. Self-publishing means your book won’t get vetted by a publisher. While hybrid publishers give important personal time to an author and provide the editing, choices of front and back covers, and reviews that a book needs to be perfect.

 3. Hybrid publishing gets authors published legitimately

Central Park South Publishing is able to design, print, and distribute a book to bookstores and online platforms within 6-8 weeks. After the long process of writing a book, the last thing an author wants is to wait many months or years for a traditional publisher to publish their book. Furthermore, hybrid publishers are much faster and publish legitimately.

4. It’s perfect for authors who are invested in results

Next, being published is the primary way to establish oneself as an author. When working with a hybrid publisher, the chances of being published are high. Greater than when working with a commercial publisher. This being said, Central Park South Publishing has published books in many genres. This experience is helpful to get new authors published.

5. Hybrid publishing makes it easier than ever to become a real, published, legitimate author

Every publisher works with different levels of experienced authors. Central Park South Publishing has worked with many first-time authors publishing their first book. They have also worked with experienced authors who are looking to work with a hybrid publisher. The process is that much easier.

Lastly, Hybrid publishing is an option of publishing combining both working with a commercial publisher and self-publishing. This is by sharing responsibility between an experienced publisher and the author. If you think hybrid publishing is the right option for you, please visit our website and contact us to publish with Central Park South Publishing. at centralparksouthpublishing@gmail.com

Read Advantage|Forbes’s original article here.