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Self-Publishing

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 Become an Author Through Self-Publishing

Perhaps the best way to become an author is to self-publish your book. Self-publishing has benefits that make it an attractive and viable option.
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How to Self-Publish a Children’s Book

We lay out a step-by-step process to self-publish a children's book, from writing a compelling story, to preparing your manuscript, to reaching your audience.
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How to Publish a Children’s Book

Are you ready to publish a children's book and share your story with young readers? Learn how and turn your dreams into reality.
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How to Publish a Book as a Teenager

You can be a published author at any age. Learn how to publish a book as a teenager and share your story with the world.
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The 7 Stages of the Publishing Process

BookBaby simplifies the publishing process with a dedicated team of experts that can handle book editing, cover design, formatting, and more.
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How to Get a Book Published

Ready to share your story with the world? Discover all the pathways you can take — including getting your book published with BookBaby.
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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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