Do you want to write to make money? Is writing your hobby? Or are you interested in publishing one book, perhaps a memoir to give to family members? If you’ve decided self-publishing is your best option, regardless of your long-term goals, consider these tips from Ryan Lanz.
How to Tell Which Self-Publishing Company is Right For You | A Writer’s Path.
Lawrence Block has been traditionally published for many years. But he has also done some indie books. Here are some of his reasons for his choices.
Why author Lawrence Block went indie – BookWorks.
I had dinner with some outstanding high school journalists last night. One of the graduating seniors plans to study creative writing in college. We talked briefly about indie versus traditional publishing. This is more background for her (and the rest of us) to consider.
Pros And Cons Of Being An Indie Author | The Creative Penn
Self-publishing used to be called “vanity press” because some people who couldn’t interest a traditional publisher were thought to be feeding their egos by paying to have their books printed. It’s still true that some people rush forward without editing or rewrites, but, more and more, independent authors do take care to put out their best work. Smashwords has helped a lot of people release their books. Here’s an interview with its founder.
London Book Fair 2015: Self-Publishing Smashes Through
Bookseller‘s author survey has some interesting findings about traditional publishing. They provide another reason to give serious thought to self-publishing before deciding which route to take.
Authors call for better communication with publishers | The Bookseller
You’ve thought about it before, but now you’re ready to make the decision. Here are seven questions from Nathan Bransford to consider when it’s time to publish your book.
Nathan Bransford, Author: Should you self-publish or traditionally publish? 7 questions to ask yourself
If your book cover is your label, then this advice is for you. Whether you design your own or your publisher designs it for you, think about these tips when you look at your options.
FUNDAMENTALS OF STRONG LABEL DESIGN – DON’T SCREW IT UP! | Dewey Weddington | LinkedIn
Here are a couple of short suggestions for folks who want to publish their own work.
SO, you want to self-publish a book . . .
I haven’t checked out these publishers, but I thought I would pass on the information.
10 Small Press Publishers Seeking Manuscripts from… | Writing Career