How to Self-Help Yourself to a Six-Figure Income – The Self Publishing Show, episode 231)

How to Self Publish Your Own Book

Back before the internet started taking over our lives, it used to be difficult and expensive to self publish a book. You had to find a publisher – figures vary but it took J K Rowling at least 9 different attempts before Harry Potter came into print. And vanity publishers took advantage of this by charging large amounts of money to get your book published.

How Much Does It Cost to Self Publish a Book?

As with lots of things in life, there is no straightforward answer to the question of the cost of self publishing a book. If you’re on a tight budget, the good news is with the advent of platforms such as Amazon Kindle and its printed counterpart, CreateSpace, the price to publish can be as low as zero. Excluding your time, of course. But that’s always assuming you can do every part of self publishing your book yourself.

How Long Does It Take to Self Publish a Book?

With modern day solutions such as Kindle and CreateSpace, it’s never been quicker to self publish a book. Sure, you have to write your book in the first place, but once you’ve done that you can actually be published and available to sell in as little as a day or two. Whether your book is available electronically on devices like the Kindle or even if it’s available in printed format.

Defining Genre Based on Age: What Does It All Mean?

As a parent, I’m always on the lookout for great books for my kids. As a reader, I love to find a fantastic new author with whom to fall in love. As an author, Co-Owner and Marketing Director for Daring Books Design & Marketing, I’ve taken an interest in how books are classified, especially for younger readers. The fiction genres for adults are pretty clear-cut. There’s literary fiction and genre fiction and you find what you like within those choices. Some like to mix it up with a little of this and that, but whether you’re looking for romance, horror, magic, science fiction, or a thriller, you generally know what you’ll find within your genre. For the under 18 reading crowd (and those of us who write for them), it’s not so simple. When does a child graduate from Goosebumps Horror books for young readers to real horror that would give grown men nightmares?

One Year to Your Published Novel: A Road Map for Authors

Getting published in one year is not impossible. With proper planning and focus, you can be a published author by the time you are dreaming up your resolution for 2013.

How to Self Publish a Book on Kindle

Amazon’s Kindle has revolutionised book reading and book publishing. For readers, there’s an almost infinite choice of books available instantly. For publishers, you get immediate access to the “go to” destination of nearly every book purchaser on the planet.

Too Many Editors?

It’s hard to spot your own writing problems, but editing other people’s prose can be fun. How sharp are your editing eyes?

I’ve Seen the Competition – And It’d Be Me

It must be nice if you are a writer whose words easily flow. At a recent author community meeting, the discussion focused on writer’s block and goal setting. Whether the problem is new material or the edit of material written but not yet ready for submission, this article explores possible causes and remedies.

The Way to Successful Book Publicity Campaigns

An effective and affordable book publicity campaign is one thing that can determine the success of your book. However, most experts also claim that it is definitely not that easy to achieve. For many first-time authors, and even those who are already old-timers, the promotion of a published book is something that can require a little bit of training.

What It Takes to Be a Successful Self-Published Author

You need to follow some steps to be a successful self published author. In this article, you will find the way to be a successful author.

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