Self Publishing Companies – How They Can Help You
Anyone who has ever tried it will tell you that achieving success with self publishing is not quite as easy as some would make it out to be. If it was, there would be no need for self publishing companies to assist people who want to self publish their own work.The Advantages of Self Publishing
Self publishing may not be for everyone. For many writers, however, it is an option that makes perfect sense. While not always plain sailing or a walk in the park, the advantages of self publishing are significant and hard to ignore.My Self-Publishing Journey
I published my first novel on Amazon Kindle at Christmas time. This was the culmination of about five years’ work at some financial cost. Most aspiring authors want to know how to get published, make money so they can live in the south of France or a tropical paradise and write books while sipping on margaritas.Ten Reasons For Becoming An Indie Writer
After all else fails to find a literary agent or publisher, you can still become an Indie writer and author. This article will show you the way.Even the Best Writers Need a Proofreader
Even the best writers, authors, and academics need their work edited and proofread. Sometimes just one or the other but often both. No matter who you are or what you’re working on, you become very familiar with the work because it is your labour and becomes personal because you have put time, sweat and tears into it. You care about it being outstanding because you want that commendable grade, the good job, the outstanding reputation; you want a piece of work worth publishing.Editing – Removing Excess Verbiage
I was recently asked a question on this site ‘how do you edit a book?’ This is an important question in a world where people seem to say before they think.Do You, As an Author, Need Your Own Web Site?
If you wrote a book, you need your own web site. It is easier than you think and not that expensive.The Problem With Writer’s Groups
There are writer’s groups everywhere. They are informative, fun and encouraging for new writers. However, there is one thing lacking in almost every group, in my opinion. Very few writers actually follow through and get their works in print.Author’s Perspective: Are Random Book Ideas Really Random?
Experienced and would-be authors are on constant alert for book ideas. Random ideas may come to you at odd times. You may pursue these ideas or discard them after some thought. When an idea comes to you out of the blue, you may think it is random, only to discover the opposite. What are the sources of random ideas?3 Steps to Gaining Book Publicity for Independent Publishers
Self-publishing a book might be a hard nut to crack but it is not impossible. It requires a lot of time and effort on your part, but then, doesn’t everything successful does? Whether you take the traditional route to publishing or decide to self-publish a book, marketing and book publicity is in your hands. It doesn’t get any easier either way for aspiring authors, but self-publishing offers more pros than cons, provided you are dedicated to make it up the success ladder.