Self-Publishing Basics

More essential advice for anyone thinking of publishing their own book. This is clearly explained, and offers free tips in the correct sequence.

Read carefully! 🙂

Nicholas C. Rossis

Linda Cartwright | From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's bookThis is a guest post by Linda Cartwright. Linda is an educator and a writer on the verge of coming out as an independent author after years of freelancing and ghost-writing. Her darkest secret is that writing is only her second favorite thing to do… after reading. You can follow Linda on Twitter.

In preparation for her own book launch, Linda has been studying self-publishing basics. She’s sharing here what she’s discovered so far, from choosing the right publishing platform to creating a killer book cover.

Self-Publishing Basics

Writing | From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's book

We shall come from a presumption that your book is great. You thought of a good story, you were tenacious enough to write it, this baby is ready to see the world. We are not talking about writing a book worth reading, we are talking about how to self-publish it in a way that people will want to read it.

Also, since…

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13 thoughts on “Self-Publishing Basics

  1. In the end, unless you already have name recognition for something, or can afford paid promotional platforms, you have to write books because you have a strong desire to express yourself, because you feel compelled to discuss a subject on which you’re an expert, because you have a story in mind that begs to be written, or simply because you wish to feed your ego (publishing will boost your self-image and/or your social standing). Money cannot be your primary motivator, as financial success for obscure authors is extremely elusive.

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    1. I like to pass all this on, as so many people are thinking of publishing their work. But it just seems like a full-time job to me, and I have already left one of those so I could retire. 🙂
      Best wishes, Pete.

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