Read more about 2013 BEA news for writers of middle grade novels, picture books, and YA by clicking on the link below.
A market for novellas and shorter nonfiction works at Amazon Singles. Read about it at the Authors Guild site.
Do your research. Be aware. Before paying someone to publish your book or before signing a self-publishing contract, even if it does not involve an initial payment from you, Google the publisher’s name along with the word “scam.” Then, repeat with the word “complaint.” Read carefully and think.