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How to write, self-publish, and market your books.


BookBaby is a haven of self-publishing expertise, and we share everything we know here on the BookBaby Blog. If you’re an independent author with questions about self-publishing, you’ve come to the right place.

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How to Publish a Graphic Novel

Nearly finished with your graphic novel? Learn how to format and publish a graphic novel with BookBaby.
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Can a Self-Published Book Be Successful?

Learn from successful self-published authors and discover the resources that can help you achieve success with your own book.
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Can You Self-Publish a Book on Multiple Sites?

Are you considering publishing your book on multiple platforms? Discover the pros and cons before you make the decision.
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Is Self-Publishing Worth It? Yes, and Here’s Why!

Self-publishing your book opens many opportunities to work at your own pace and keep the rights to your story. But is self-publishing worth it? Yes, it is!
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How Much Do Self-Published Authors Make?

Self-publishing can increase your earning potential compared to traditional book deals. Learn how much authors make by self-publishing.
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How to Publish a Poetry Book

Wondering how to publish a poetry book? Read on to learn key considerations when assembling your collection and materials.
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How to Get a Book Published for the First Time

Have you been dreaming of getting a book published? Make a plan to get your book published with this step-by-step guide.

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