Self-publishing is looked on more and more favorably by many authors and thanks to the internet, it has become easier, more viable, and more potentially lucrative than ever before. It may be a little more expensive in the long run, but you will get your book into print much faster. Plus, you can make a larger profit per book and you own all the rights.
Listed below are some books that provide excellent information on self-publishing and may help you make up your mind if this is the path you want to take.
Dan Poynter’s Self-Publishing Manual: How to Write, Print and Sell Your Own Book
Considered the bible on self-publishing. Step-by-step advice on how to produce a commercially-successful book. Highly recommended.
The Well-Fed Self-Publisher: How to Turn One Book into a Full-Time Living
Well organized, well written, all the facts, and lots of smart advice. The author walks you through each step of the process. Ideal for anyone who has ever thought about self-publishing.
The Fine Print of Self-Publishing, Fourth Edition – Everything You Need to Know About the Costs, Contracts, and Process of Self-Publishing
If you are even remotely considering using a self-publishing company, especially POD, you need to read this book first. Includes easy-to-understand details about the entire process.
The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published: How to Write It, Sell It, and Market It . . . Successfully
Includes extensive coverage of e-books, self-publishing, and online marketing, as well as tips on coming up with a blockbuster title, finding the right agent, understanding a book contract, and more.
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