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Definition of "self-published" []

  • Having one's writings published by oneself: a self-published memoir; a self-published poet. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "self-published" in a sentence
  • "And I often decline to represent self-published books because they are competing against the hundreds of books published by the traditional houses that the media is more inclined to review."
  • "Being self-published — or even traditionally published! — does not mean you are a credible editor."
  • "I come across a number of self-published books that have obviously not been critiqued or edited."