Publishable: Episode 10 | BOOK PUBLISHING SEASONS in Traditional Publishing & Self-Publishing

What are publishing seasons and are they still relevant? In this episode of Publishable, we will discuss publishing seasons in traditional publishing and self-publishing.


Topics Covered in This Video

  • What does the phrase “publishing seasons” refer to?
  • What determines publishing seasons?
  • How have audiobooks and e-books impacted publishing seasons (if at all)?
  • How has the rise of indie books impacted publishing seasons (if at all)?
  • What are the self-publishing seasons?
  • Historically, what has been the strongest/best publishing season in trade publishing?
  • Are there certain types of books that perform better/worse during certain seasons?
  • Are publishing seasons still relevant? Do you recommend avoiding publishing books during certain months?