“This is a very thorough, detailed resource that is a must-have for anyone considering self-publishing a book” ~Jane
Are you interested in self-publishing a book, but fear it is beyond your capabilities?
When confronted with the confusing, multifaceted world of publishing, many authors make the assumption they aren’t capable of self-publishing, but nothing could be further from the truth!
How to Self-Publish a Book: For the Technology Challenged Author is perfect for authors who have finished a wonderfully creative story, but are intimidated by the next steps. The step-by-step, friendly format will make it easy for you to shake off the anxiety of the unknown and find your way safely and quickly to the fun and profits of self-publishing.
Many books on publishing focus only on Amazon. This book helps you understand the full range of choices available to all authors.
Author & Technical Trainer Barb Drozdowich, has worked with non-technical authors for years and understands how to break complex topics down using non-technical language. She has traditionally published and self-published a total of 27 books and understands all of the various iterations of publishing. Barb cuts through all the technobabble to teach you what you need to know to successfully self-publish your book in a down-to-earth and practical way.
Some of the skills you will learn from this book include:
- How to find an editor & cover designer
- What an ISBN is and where to get one for the country you live in
- How to structure and format your book
- Where you can sell your book, how to set up all the retailer accounts, and how to get paid
- What real numbers tell us about book sales
- What to look for in a self-publishing company and how to decide if it’s the right option for you
You will also have access to a huge appendix filled with articles for further reading, lists of helpful videos, lists of distributors, a multi page glossary and much more.
Don’t let your struggles with technology hold you back from self-publishing. Let Barb help you to learn the language and move forward into the self-publishing world with confidence.
"As a first time novelist who is also a techno-phobe, this book was just what I needed." ~Susan
"It's easy to read and is packed with well researched information as well as practical advice." ~Willy
"I expected to find surface level information about self-publishing a book but I was pleasantly surprised when that was not the case. Not only it's useful, currently applicable and wasy to read, but also fun." ~Lady Elizabeth