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Self Publishing Boot Camp Guide For Independent Authors 4th

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Self Publishing Boot Camp Guide For Authors

Author : Carla King
ISBN : 0964644592
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Carla King's self-publishing books have been the go-to guides for authors since 2010. This new edition has been already been downloaded by tens of thousands of authors to help them in their indie author journey. In it, she curates a list of affordable tools and services you can trust and warns you against companies with expensive fees who prey on authors eager to publish. Whether you're writing fiction, nonfiction or creating a full-color book, you'll learn how to produce it in print and all the popular ebook formats with technology that does most of the work for you. This guide is a thorough but friendly tour of the process with to-do and checklists lists to get you started on the publishing path that's right for you, or if you need to start over, it'll help you back out of a process that is not working. If you're not doing it yourself, you'll learn enough to hire and guide a book producer or a team of professionals. Topics include choosing the right tools for book creation and distribution, running your publishing business, author brand and platform, social media marketing and traditional promotion, hybrid publishing with trusted partners, attracting an agent and a traditional publishing deal, raising money for your book, sales and distribution, metadata, SEO, and book discovery in Amazon and all the online retailers, selling in brick-and-mortar bookstores and libraries, formatting and conversion, EPUB format and MOBI for Kindle and creating a full-color, fixed-layout book for the new tablet readers, printing, mailing lists, websites, and blogs. If you can't find the answer in her book Carla replies to questions very quickly via email. The new or clarified information goes in the next update. This is why her Self-Pub Boot Camp series of books and workshops have been so successful. She is committed to providing access to information to ease the self-publishing journey. The pre-release version of this guide was downloaded tens of thousands of times by authors eager to jump into the self-publishing journey. Join them.

Self Publishing Boot Camp Guide

Author : Carla King
ISBN : 1945703008
Genre : Authorship
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10 Step Self Publishing Boot Camp

Author : S. K. Quinn
ISBN : 1545468877
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Launch Your Author Career! Do you want to make a living with your books? Do you see self-published authors succeeding and want to join them but are unsure how? This 10 Step Boot Camp gives you everything you need to conquer your fears, target the market, and launch your first novel... and your career. Veteran indie author Susan Kaye Quinn walks you step-by-step through the process, start to finish. In BOOT CAMP, you will find: -How to decide when to make the leap into self-publishing -How to make a gorgeous cover, write a killer blurb, and select the right categories for your book... all the things you need to publish a book that will sell -How to launch your novel, plus examples of successful book launches -How to build your fanbase and market in a way that will get your book in front of the people who want to buy it BOOT CAMP will start you on the career you really want. The one where your words will surprise and delight readers around the world. BOOT CAMP will give you the insider tips and marketing tools that really work. BOOT CAMP is the essential guide you need to start your author career. Get started on your journey today!

How To Self Publish Your Book

Author : Carla King
ISBN : 9781627640015
Genre : Reference
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Did you ever consider self-publishing your own book but were daunted by the complex process of actually doing it? Self-published author and expert Carla King gives a simple step-by-step guide to self-publishing your book as an e-book or print book. Plot your success by choosing the reputable tools and services recommended here, along with techniques that will help your book succeed in the market that you choose.

Self Publishing Boot Camp Workbook

Author : Lisa Alpine
ISBN : 0982574304
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Whether you're a new author or a published author, you have got to be thinking, "There has to be a better way!" Yes there is. This workbook walks you through the 10 steps you need to complete to get your book project finished and in the marketplace. The insights, information, tips, worksheets, and checklists in this workbook make this the essential guide to successful navigation through the complexities of your publishing project. The method is simple: When all the tasks are checked off, your book is published. The large landscape format has a glossy laminated cover and is spiral bound.

Self Publishing

Author : Joel Hochman
ISBN : 9780979046933
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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SECRETS TO SELF-PUBLISHING SUCCESS! Self-publishing is the hottest, fastest-growing industry in America today! Thousands of aspiring authors are turning to self-publishing to tell their story, share their expertise or to make extra money. Now, top publishing industry experts, Joel Hochman and Larry Leichman, reveal the marketing and design secrets you need to create your own bestseller.Self-Publishing will show you how to: • Get distribution in major chain and online books stores such as Barnes & Noble, Borders and • Get bulk-sales to book clubs and warehouse stores • Manage editors, designers and printers • Get your title onto the shelves of over 115,000 libraries • Get booked on The Oprah Winfrey Show and other top TV and radio programs Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Donald Trump co-author Robert Kiyosaki, Kenneth Blanchard's The One Minute Manager and the bestseller Eragon by teenager Christopher Paolini were once unknown, independently produced books that turned into smash hits. With Self Publishing you have all the tools you need to put your book on the bestseller list.

Consumer S Guide For Self Publishers

Author : Carla King
ISBN : 1945703075
Genre : Education
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This trusted resource reviews tools and services that help you write, edit, format, design, fund, publish, sell, market, and promote your books. Take all the doubt out of your decisions about what vendors to use in your journey as an independent author and keep this reference handy.

Writing And Publishing

Author : Tina P. Schwartz
ISBN : 0810869365
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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In this book, author Tina Schwartz discusses many matters that are not often presented in guides to writing and publishing, such as the importance of mentors and critique groups, as well as courses and extracurricular activities that can be of great help to the up-and-coming teen author. The book explores various writing careers and the basics of publishing and marketing, including how to write query letters. Schwartz also provides tips on writing both fiction and nonfiction, as well as genres a new author can explore, like poetry and songwriting.

The Self Publisher S Ultimate Resource Guide

Author : Joel Friedlander
ISBN : 0936385383
Genre : Computers
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For the first time, dozens of leaders in the self-publishing industry--editors, designers, book shepherds, printers, teachers, publicists, marketers, subsidy publishers, workshop leaders, illustrators, reviewers--have come together to share their knowledge of the dynamic, ever-changing indie book publishing business. Whether you are a first time author or a seasoned pro the articles and curated lists in this guide will save you hours of hit-and-miss research. Do you want to learn about e-book conversion? Check out Carla King's article on page 153. Have questions about distribution? See what Ingram's Robin Cutler has to say on page 165. Perhaps you want to hire an author assistant. If so, take Kate Tilton's advice on page 249. And talk about keeping current-The Self-Publisher's Ultimate Resource guide is updated every year. Articles in the 2016 edition have been written to help new authors get up to speed quickly, and include: "Indexers" by Rachel Rice of Rae the Indexer "Image Sources: Finding an image for your book cover" by Cathi Stevenson of Book Cover Express "Book Shepherds & Publishing Consultants: Adding power to your book's success" by Judith Briles of The Book Shepherd "Illustrators & Cartoonists: The quest for illustrators, cartoonists, and other creative professionals" by Kat Vancil of KatGirl Studio "Writers' Conferences & Workshops Offering Scholarships: Three reasons writers need conferences more than ever" by Michael Larsen of San Francisco Writers Conference "Grants & Funding for Writers" by C. Hope Clark of FundsforWriters "Professional & Trade Associations: Why indie authors need trade associations" by Sharon Goldinger of PeopleSpeak "E-book Conversion" by Carla King of Self-Pub Boot Camp "Print-on-Demand (POD) Printing & Distribution Services: What is book distribution, anyway?" by Robin Cutler of IngramSpark "Subsidy Publishers: Is there a difference between vanity and subsidy publishing?" by Victoria Strauss of Writer Beware "Short Run Printers: Short run printers for indie authors" by Gordon Burgett of Gordon Burgett's Website "Book Production Software: What software do you need to produce your book?" by David Bergsland of Radiax Press "Website Design for Authors" by Tyler Doornbos of Well Design "Social Media Consultants: The dos and don'ts of social media" by Rachel Thompson of BadRedhead Media "Book Review Services: Book review services: where to find them and how to use them" by Miral Sattar of Bibliocrunch "Author Assistants: What is an author assistant?" by Kate Tilton of Kate Tilton's Author Services, LLC "Press Release Services & Sources: The power of paid press release distribution services" by Joan Stewart of The Publicity Hound "Virtual Book Tours: Sell more books with virtual book tours" by Dana Lynn Smith of Savvy Book Marketer "Marketing & Publicity: Book marketing basics" by Penny Sansevieri of Author Marketing Experts "All About Publicity for Indie Authors and Their Books" by Amy Edelman of IndieReader "E-book Aggregators & Book Distributors: How to use an e-book distributor to reach more readers" by Mark Coker of Smashwords "Major Retailers: Major retailers and what they offer indie authors" by Tracy Atkins of Book Design Templates "Writing Contests, Fellowships, & Prizes: The good, the bad, and why they matter for indie authors" by Liz Dubelman of VidLit "Book Awards for Self-Published Authors: Why awards matter and why some matter more than others" by Shelley Sturgeon of Bound and Determined "Consumer Protection" by Orna Ross of The Alliance of Independent Authors Combined with the hundreds of resource listings, this may well be the most effective self-publishing book anywhere.

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