Self-publishing is well within the reach of many authors however, the learning curve can be frustratingly steep.
Author Rae A. Stonehouse, veteran of a dozen of his own self-help, personal/professional development books and others for his clients, shares sage advice from his self-publishing career and from the pros.
Book One Writing & Publishing as a Business in The Successful Self Publisher Series: How to Write, Publish and Market Your Book Yourself addresses writing books and self-publishing based on business best-practices.
There is nothing wrong with sending your manuscript to a traditional publishing company, but only self-publishing allows you to make all the choices — cover art, interior design, even story content — based on your vision, and your goals. Plus, you can have a finished copy in months, not years.
As an author with the desire of being paid for your hard work, you are in business. If you choose to self-publish, you are now in the publishing business as well.
Book One Writing & Publishing as a Business explores the following topics essential to creating your manuscript:
— Choosing your topic
— How to generate content ideas for your book
— Organizing your content so it makes sense
— Creating your storyline
— Finding your writing voice
— Saving your work
— Preventing spelling & grammar mistakes
— Minding your tense
— Formatting your manuscript
— Adding illustrations or graphics
— Creating book titles that sell
And much more…
Other books in the series…
Book Two Self-Publishing for Fun and Profit in The Successful Self Publisher Series: How to Write, Publish and Market Your Book Yourself focuses on how to publish your content.
Book Three Content Marketing Strategies That Work in the series focuses on how to market your book, yourself.