The motivation for writing your book should be to give the world a great story and a memorable experience — no matter how you publish or who you're competing with.
When my first self-published manuscript returned from an editor's desk carved in violent red ink, I learned one huge lesson: a book simply won’t be publishable without professional author services like editing and design.
Excerpted from BookBaby’s latest guide, 5 Steps To Self Publishing, Part II of our series addresses your book cover design and how book formatting makes your book... a book.
We've added two new videos to our self-publish production series: How To Set Up Your Book Pagination and eBook Conversion Basics. Watch and learn!
If you're making a print book, you need to pick your print format to please your print-loving readers. Decisions include color scheme, cover, and trim size.