Self-Publishing As a self-publishing coach, I am often asked: Which are the self-publishing companies to avoid? Although this sounds like an easy question to answer, it is not. In the changing landscape of digital publishing, companies are coming and going daily. Self-publishing is an emerging industry. The music and photography industries have already made their transition to the digital age. We enjoy downloadable songs and sheet music, digital cameras, online photographic services, online magazines to name a few. Book publishing is still working through the twists and turns of its transition to online digital publishing.
So you are thinking of self-publishing a book! Bravo! Publishing a book is an excellent choice for a project that will stretch your imagination, patience, and fortitude. I have self-published 14 books and coached and taught authors to self-publish over 100 books. I can help you avoid the common rookie pitfalls. Self-publishing is similar to taking on the general manager role of building your own home. With that understood, get ready to discover mistakes that could sabotage your book publishing project and make you want to throw in the towel.
So you are thinking of publishing a book! Fabulous. And you want to know how to avoid self-publishing scams that dot the landscape of digital publishing. Good idea. This article will help arm you with knowledge, BEFORE you publish a book.
When we first begin to write, many of us question our ability to write and become a published writer. This is normal, because we compare ourselves to other successful authors. In the beginning of doing anything, most of us are not very good. We have to learn. The key aspects to making your way through the process to become a published writer are listed here.
So you want to know how to publish a book yourself. For some, publishing a book is one of the greatest successes of their lives. If you want to learn how to publish a book, you have landed on the right spot. This article gives basic steps of how to publish a book and prevent the costly pitfalls of self publishing a book. For me, publishing a book is one of the most significant events of my life. Publishing a book is a life event such as raising a child, getting married, and graduating from college!
How do you eat an elephant? (one bite at a time, they say). But if anyone were to ask this question about writing a book, I would answer, “One tip at a time!” This article includes a 2-part video series to help you write your book, and give you the top ten tips for writing a book. But first, If you have passion for writing, the first thing to do is clear a workspace and get started! This article is part one of my top ten tips for writing a book. The “Once Upon a Book” Series, Episode 7 below, also covers these Tips for Writing a Book.