By Jennifer Hudson Taylor
Lots of speculation is going around regarding how digital publication will affect the publishing industry as a whole. Some authors who have been waiting years to be noticed by a literary agent or an acquiring editor now have some hope that the waiting could be over. With digital publishing, they can have their novels uploaded for sale on e-reading devices such as Amazon's Kindle, Barnes & Noble's Nook, and other sites for a minimal cost. The pros and cons of self-publishing are still being weighed by industry professionals and defended by those seeking other alternatives.