Self Publishing: Things You Need To Know
As more and more authors are opting to self publish their books I thought it would be a good idea to pull together some information about what self publishing is, how to self publish, and a few other tips and info that might be helpful to those of you considering going this route/ for the self publishers amongst us.
This article at http://www.cnet.com/news/self-publishing-a-book-25-things-you-need-to-know/ covers some great points.
http://www.forbes.com/sites/deborahljacobs/2014/04/25/how-to-self-publish-your-book-through-amazon/ gives some good information and insight into publishing via Amazon and also mentions selling directly from your own website.
http://www.wikihow.com/Self-Publish-a-Book gives a good summary of how to self publish both for print and ebooks.
http://lifehacker.com/how-to-self-publish-your-own-book-1610916214 offers a quick overview of how to self publish a book.
http://completelynovel.com/self-publishing/how-to-self-publish offers a more in-depth look at how to self publish and some great advice.
http://janefriedman.com/2015/02/16/self-publish-your-book/ gives a great introductory guide to self publishing.
http://www.thebookdesigner.com/2010/07/top-10-worst-self-publishing-mistakes-explained/ looks at some of the worst self publishing mistakes you can make.
http://thewritelife.com/cost-to-self-publish-a-book/#PQRcUN:BphN looks at how much it costs to self publish a book.
http://www.selfpublishingadvice.org/ had lots of articles by, and for, self published authors.
http://www.thecreativepenn.com/2011/12/09/self-publishing-indie-author-definition/ looks at the definition of what self publishing is.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-kudler/from-proof-sheets-to-roya_b_3943951.html takes a look at royalties for self published books.
http://www.go-publish-yourself.com/self-publishing/how-to-get-an-isbn looks at how to get an ISBN for your book.
http://www.selfpublishingmagazine.co.uk/resources_news.asp is an excellent resource for information about self publishing.
http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/authors/pw-select/article/64035-self-publishing-stars-speak-out.html offers advice from self publishing veterans.
http://www.blurb.com/blog/self-publishing-advice-first-time-authors looks at some of the common mistakes made by first-time indie authors.
http://goinswriter.com/self-publishing/ asks and answers some great questions about self publishing, both in the article and in the comments section.
http://www.scribendi.com/advice/traditional_versus_self_publishing.en.html looks at some of the differences between traditional publishing and self publishing.
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