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Self-Publishing 101: The Mechanics
This is a course designed for the person who wants to do most of the work of creating and publishing their book on their own. It is a beginner to the intermediate level course – perfect for the first time author or maybe 2nd time author who realizes they missed some steps the first time around. It’s okay – publishing is a big, big, big world, and after years and years, I am STILL learning. So be kind to yourself!
Kathy Meis of Bublish talks about the importance of metadata, and what authors need to know. Metadata is the backbone of book production, so don’t miss this one!
Some people dream of publishing at Random House, while others dream of publishing under something a little more personal: a book imprint. Publishing your book under an imprint name can make your book feel more personal and special. More importantly, it's a way to more...
How to Publish a Book It’s an exciting time for Indie Authors! So many routes, so many things to do! You’ve written a book and now you’re trying to figure […]
If you want to get your your book in bookstores - and what author doesn’t dream of seeing her book on a store shelf? - there are a few key things to know. I’ve spoken to my own local indie bookstores, as well as chatted with managers at chains like Barnes & Noble...
Are you struggling with finding an editor? Getting your book edited is one of the most important elements of publishing a book. What’s the point of publishing a book […]
There are three elements that identify a book as yours, and yours only. The first is your ISBN. You’ll want to ensure you have purchased a valid ISBN. The […]
What is Metadata? Metadata is all the key data about your book. Simply put, it’s “data about data” and is essential to helping you sell your book online and for […]
When it comes to publishing a book, there are so many options. It’s exciting...and also terrifying. There are so many publishing paths, but you can’t help but worry that one wrong choice is going to seal your book’s fate. Let me reassure you: I believe there is a...
Book Formatting – Should you do it on your own or hire help? The importance of interior book layout *Updated and republished 10/10/21 This post will cover book formatting, interior […]
It’s been all over the news: the publishing industry is careening towards a book shortage in the final quarter of 2021. And the ripple effects might last much longer than that! But what does it mean for authors? What is a book shortage? It’s true: Ingram and Bookazine...