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How to Self Publish

In the Picture: Prepping Images for Your Ebook

David Kudler | Posted 06.13.2016 | Books
David Kudler

Last month I discussed how to clean up your manuscript to prepare it for ebook conversion. This time I'm going to be looking at how to do the same thi...

Six Things All Self-Publishers Should Know

Kylie Dunn | Posted 05.29.2016 | Books
Kylie Dunn

Last year I self-published my first real book - by this I mean a book that I physically launched and is in bookshops and everything. A book I have pro...

A Beginner's Guide to Self-Publishing and Marketing

Jennie Goutet | Posted 07.29.2014 | Books
Jennie Goutet

This is an abridged version of my Beginner's Guide to Self-Publishing and Marketing. For the more complete version, click here.

Self-Publishing: Here To Stay?

Posted 08.21.2013 | Books

By CL Bell for Indiereader: “That was back when the Internet was still some exotic pet kept in the corner of the publishing world – throw some...

Spreadsheets to Galleys: How to Budget Your Self-published Book

David Kudler | Posted 07.20.2013 | Books
David Kudler

Making those decisions in a vacuum is never a good idea -- it's too easy to waste time when you should have spent money or throw away money when a little time and effort would have done far more good. Hopefully this has helped you to approach these decisions a bit better prepared.

And Then What Happened?: Chapter 3 in My Self-Publishing Diaries

Julie Gerstenblatt | Posted 06.18.2013 | Books
Julie Gerstenblatt

Part of why I decided that I was a good candidate for self-publishing is that I have what is called a platform. Oh, that's one of the buzziest buzzwords around the self-pubbing world, your platform. Turns out that platform of mine is less of a high-dive springboard and more of a children's step-stool.

And Then What Happened? More of My Self-Publishing Diaries

Julie Gerstenblatt | Posted 02.25.2013 | Books
Julie Gerstenblatt

Do I ever doubt my decision to self-publish? Hell yeah. Just about every other Tuesday I wonder if I made the right choice.

How Amazon Saved My Life

| Posted 06.07.2012 | Books

By Jessica Park for I am an author. I still can’t get used to that title, but I suppose after having written seven books–fiv...

Laura Rowley

How She's Changing The World 'One Book At A Time' | Laura Rowley | Posted 02.23.2012 | Fifty

A little under a decade ago, Eileen Gittins was in her 40s and in need of a break. A former Kodak executive turned Silicon Valley CEO, she had run two...

The Conmen Of Self-Publishing

| Posted 01.12.2012 | Books

For IndieReader, by David Gaughran All the indications are that this is going to be another bumper year for self-publishing. However, the ever-incr...

Does Self Publishing Make It Too Easy?

Publishing Perspectives | Posted 09.24.2011 | Books

As author Bob Mayer discusses in today's feature story, digital self-publishing has shortened the distance between reader and writer, both literally, ...

Tough Love: Things No One Is Brave Enough to Tell Self-Published Authors -- Part 2

M.J. Rose | Posted 07.19.2011 | Books
M.J. Rose

Writing may be an art, but publishing is a business. And once your book is finished, you essentially need to trade your writer's" identity for that of a "publisher."