While Amazon's CreateSpace is discontinuing its author services, working directly with self-published authors is the core strength of BookBaby, leveling the playing field with services like editing, cover design, book formatting, and more.

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From Facebook algorithms to keynote speeches, this collection of news from the publishing world has something for every independent author (or author in the making).

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There are benefits to using a pen name, but I believe there are many more downsides to using a pseudonym than upsides.

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If you didn’t have the time or weren't prepared to promote your book this season, don’t worry. It might have been the best holiday book sales strategy of all.

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This video gives instructions on how to format your book using Microsoft Word on a Mac. Interior Templates are also available on bookbaby.com.

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It's time to really get your book marketing and holiday book sales going. Steps 7-9 in our holiday book sales guide are all about getting the word out during the prime gift-shopping season.

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