Hi everyone! I'm currently working on a project for my business class and since my brother is getting his book published later next month, I thought I would try to make a website/application that streamlines the process of uploading and publishing different types of creative works online after I saw how complicated the process of getting a book published was. For starters, I was wondering what you guys currently don't like about the process of getting your work published whether it's paying fees to publish a book, the time it takes to complete a draft, royalties, work popularity, cover art, etc. I was also wondering what you guys thought about sites like Amazon or other e-publishing sites and how they help you make your works known to the public. My initial idea was to make a website for creative works (novels, graphic novels, nonfiction, poetry, etc) based on the YouTube business model but instead of posting videos, the content creators (authors) would post their literary works. I was also leaning towards a $/ad-view type revenue model where the authors would be able to make money off ad views but wasn't sure if authors in general want $/unit (ex: $5 per book) revenue model or free/open access for reading but get paid based on amount viewed. Please let me know what you guys think! Thank you!