Tag: self published
"When I was first trying to decide who I wanted to work with, I did quite a bit of research. I didn't want to have to figure out the cover art, and I sure didn't want to have to figure out the conversion, because I'm not a computer genius, I'm a story teller. I was so glad BookBaby was willing to work with me and really listen to my ideas."
Amazon has implemented a new policy that will flag Kindle eBooks with a warning, what they are calling CFQIs (Customer Facing Quality Indicators), to indicate an eBook contains errors. The reason, it seems clear, is to protect the buying public from spending money on a title only to find it's riddled with typos and other issues that render it unreadable or unsatisfactory.
How important are reviews for self-published books? In my mind, the answer is "VERY!" But I want to hear from you!
My parents were prolific writers, published numerous books and articles, and were leaders in the science fiction community of the 1970s and '80s. I'm sure they would have gone the self publishing route if it had been an option.
Chuck Beard is a professional photographer and magazine art director whose self-published photography book series, Abandoned Pittsburgh, was produced with BookBaby. In this testimonial, he accounts his experience of self-publishing, from the project’s conception to distribution. He chose BookBaby for its price, fast shipping, and quality of color reproduction.
Paul McCullough is an acclaimed chef, Food Network Star finalist, and national TV spokesperson with a new self-published cookbook, Roma-therapy. In this testimonial, he accounts his experience of self publishing with BookBaby, from book creation to book promotion. He chose BookBaby for it’s competitive pricing and accessible customer service. As he attests, “Having my own book in my hand gave me the greatest sense of accomplishment… AND I’m making money!”