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Book Editing: Part 3 Of My Self-Publishing Experience

This post, the third in my ongoing series about my self-publishing experience, is a deep dive into the process of book editing. But let me cut to the chase: You need to hire a professional to edit your book.
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My Self-Publishing Experience. Part 1: Placing An Order

Published author and regular BookBaby Blog contributor Scott McCormick is embarking on a new publishing effort — a self-published book. In this 10-part series, he'll chronicle the process, from initial call to the execution of the marketing plan, to give our readers insight into the self-publishing process.
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Self Publishing Lets You Take Creative Control

The freedom provided by self publishing, along with the changes in traditional publishing, opened up more avenues for me, as an author, to take creative control of my own projects.
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BookLife Offers Free Book Reviews for Independent Authors

Publishers Weekly's BookLife program offers free book reviews for independent authors — the BookLife Prize offers a cash grand prize to boot.
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We’re Holding The Line On Printed Book Prices

We know how important it is for authors to have affordable, high-quality books, so BookBaby is holding the line on pricing for printed books now and for the foreseeable future.
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Philadelphia’s Big Bang: The Independent Authors Conference

Astrophysicist Carl Sagan said books were "proof that humans are capable of working magic." The Independent Authors Conference is proof that indie authors can make a mighty big bang!

IAC Announces Essay Contest For High School and College Writers

To encourage young writers to pursue a career in writing and publishing, the IAC is presenting a Conference Scholarship Contest for high school and college students.

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