Daaaamn! Look at you go. You’re all done writing your book, and you’re ready to get into the self publishing game… Well, almost ready. If you’re new to this nutty publishing game, you probably don’t realize how much work is really left to make your manuscript ready to print. Now, obviously, since I’m an editor, […]
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Now in our series on Self Publishing for Newbs, let’s talk about designing your cover for your print-on-demand and Kindle books. We’ve all heard, “Don’t judge a book by its cover,” but I seriously doubt a single one of us follows the literal application of that statement. Your readers will judge your book by the […]
Let’s recap! So far in our series on Self Publishing for Newbs, we’ve gone over the basic set up of your interior document for print-on-demand and how to design your cover for print-on-demand and Kindle. Are you feeling overwhelmed yet? It’s a steep learning curve, I know. As a newbie editor, learning the ins and […]
Holy moly! We’ve finally made it to the last blog in the series on Self Publishing for Newbs! Inside! (your book’s interior) Outside! (Cover Design) Online! (E-Book Formatting) Launch Time! (Your Book Launch)–You Are Here, at the END! 🙂 How are you feeling about this whole process? I hope this series and your Self Publishing […]