Self-Publishing

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

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How To Sabotage Your Self-Published Book (in five easy steps)

Too many self-published authors make common blunders that guarantee their books will receive negative reviews and no buzz. Here are five mistakes that will doom any self-published book.
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How to write a great author bio that will connect with readers

Your book is riveting, but your author bio is a snooze. If you're afraid this describes you, don't be too hard on yourself; plenty of brilliant authors freeze up when it comes to writing about themselves in sound bites.

10 ways to promote your self-published book [Infographic]

If you’re looking to put serious effort into a campaign to promote your self-published book, this infographic can help guide you in your quest to build your author platform. From building a website to embracing social media, from holding a contest to starting a blog, here are 10 ways you can build momentum, publicity, and attention as you launch your book.
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Amazon’s CreateSpace Announces It Will Stop Offering Author Services This Year

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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The Importance Of Editing For The Self-published Author

Frank Moriarty's latest book takes you on a guided tour of Jimi Hendrix’s recorded output and injects history and context to your listening experience. In this video, Frank speaks about the importance of editing, especially for self-published authors.
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Things I Wish I Had Known Before Self-Publishing My Book

The first time I self-published, I was new to the process and endured many failures before I finally held my book in my hand. Here are nine things I wish I had known about self-publishing before starting the process.
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Public Libraries: An Asset For Independent Authors

As an indie author, libraries are a powerful asset for getting your book into the hands of readers and reaching an audience through presentations, community contacts, reviewers, and reference librarian recommendations.

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