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Why A Pre-Publication Marketing Plan is Important Part 1

You’ve slaved for hours, weeks, months and finally, your book is written. You’ve made it relatively unscathed through the editing process and made the decision to self-publish your book. You’ve done your research on all the options open to you, chosen a company, got the...

Still Not Convinced You Need an Editor?

If you’ve read through my first article on editing called ‘Why Should I Pay an Editor or Proofreader to Look at My Work?’, but have still decided that an editor is not an important part of the publishing process for self-publishing authors, check that your...

Why Should I Pay an Editor or Proofreader to Look at My Work?

At last! The day you’ve been working towards has finally come – you’ve finished your novel. You are both relieved and overjoyed. It may have been harder to write than you initially thought it would be, but it’s finished now and you can relax. But,...

Choosing the Best eBook Publishing Platform – Part 2

Continuing on, these are the things you need to consider when you pick your publishing platform: Royalties – Most likely, you already figured out that your service is going to take their cut and that will vary from publisher to publisher. File Format – Most services will...

Choosing the Best eBook Publishing Platform – Part 1

Self-publishing is growing in popularity, especially in markets where English is a major language. There are loads of publishing services for authors to choose from but how do you know which are the best to use? This isn’t an easy question to answer; you need...

The Three Main Problems of Self-Publishing and How to Solve Them

I often get into conversations with other members of a writer's group I belong to about self-publishing, and these same three questions always come up. They’re important matters all self-published writers struggle with, but here are a few solutions to the problems that you'll face...

Publish Wisely

After all of the fancy foot work involved in writing any sort of manuscript is finished, the proofreading, spellchecking, grammatical errors and formatting issues have all been removed, the next step is choosing when and with whom you should publish. Some authors choose to have an...

How to Self-Publish

How to Self-Publish: For some writers, trying to find a literary agent and/or a publisher is not worth their efforts. Perhaps, maybe, they just rather have the reins on their projects. Whatever the case may be, their next option is to self-publish. In the following, I will be...

Traditional Publishing vs. Self-Publishing – Part 2

In part 1 we looked at traditional publishing; now it’s the turn of self-publishing. What is Self-Publishing? With self-publishing, you can say goodbye to the publisher and do it all yourself. There are plenty of self-publishing platforms to choose from and, as an idea of just how...

Traditional Publishing vs. Self-Publishing – Part 1

Traditional publishing or self-publishing, which one do you choose? Well, that depends on what you want and what your budget is but there are some definite pros and cons to each one. So, let’s kick off with traditional publishing. What is Traditional Publishing? With traditional publishing, the...