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Self publishing


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Self publishing

  1. 1. ON THE ROAD AGAIN…• So you think you can write?• Self-Publishing options• Where is the most bang for the buck?• A brief tutorial – Create Space• Feedback & Questions
  2. 2. SO YOU THINK YOU CAN WRITE?• Ideas – What do you know BEST?• Content – Pump up the volume with quality• Editing – Built in features don’t catch everything• Proofing – Once you’ve got a proof, mark it up• Re-writing – Fine tune through another’s eyes• Formatting –Platforms require different styles• Graphics/Images – When and when not to use
  3. 3. SELF-PUBLISHING STATSShould you pay for services? 70% of writers digitally publishing formatted their own ebooks. 70% of writers using print-on-demand designed their own internal layouts. 45% of all self-publishing writers designed their own cover. self-publishers who received help with story editing, copy editing, and proofreading made 13% more than the average story editing, copy editing, proofreading AND COVER DESIGN, made 34% more than average
  4. 4. SELF-PUBLISHING OPTIONS• Archway • Lightning Source• Lulu • Xlibris• Tate • iUniverse Publishing • Outskirts Press• Write Life • Dog Ear• Create Space Publishing• Author • Diggypod House Digital: Kindle, Smashwords, iAuthor
  6. 6. Assigned ISBNCover CreatorDigital ProofingPrint on Demande-Store generationAmazon integration48-hour turn-around