How To Self-Publish

Gain insight into the book self-publishing world. You don’t have to have a publishing deal to publish your book.

Unlucky Breaks: Famous Writers Who Suffered Slings, Arrows, And Misfortune

Melville, Twain, and Fitzgerald might be best known for their classic literary contributions, but they all suffered professional and critical disasters during their lifetimes.
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Why I Am Self-Publishing My Fifth Book

After a career as a movie producer, Burt Weissbourd enjoyed his next act as a published author. Now, he's ready to self publish his next book and take control of every step of his publishing and sales.
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The Reading Habits Of Five Generations [Infographic]

This infographic charts the reading habits of five generations — and seeing how different generations consume, select, and engage with their reading materials is enlightening, and sometimes surprising.
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Of Creativity And Madness

Personal suffering is sometimes cited by artists as a driving force behind their work, turning pain, anxiety, trauma, and hostility into creative expression. We profile a few notable examples in this post.
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How To Negotiate Large-quantity, Non-returnable Sales

Corporate buyers do not want to buy your books — they want to use your content to solve a business problem. With that awareness, what preparation must you consider before you can reach a deal that satisfies all parties?
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Indie Authors And The Independent Bookstore

The BookBaby Spotlight podcast recently hosted Julie Beddingfield, owner and manager of Inkwood Books. Beddingfield shares her strategy for bookselling in the age of COVID as well as what she looks for and expects from authors who want her to sell their books.
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Make Inroads Into The Homeschool Market

The homeschool market is a diverse universe made up of manageable — and accessible — segments. And with over two million students, there are opportunities to sell books.

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