Your A to Z Roadmap to Self-publishing Success
It’s perfectly possible for a viable price to repeatedly write and self-publish books to the highest industry standard, worthy of any bookshelf populated with the top traditional publishers.
But it doesn’t matter how great your story, without the right production and strong joined-up marketing, your chances today of success as an author – are nil.
This handbook lays bare the truth about becoming a successful author, and provides key knowledge for the three stages to achieve it:
Why your story and writing skills are so crucial. Check them against a 12-point checkup to see if you’re up to publishing standard (am I good enough?)
A nine-stage roadmap of the self-publishing production process, with key tips, settings and typical costs; covering hardback, paperback and eBooks. Includes editing, jackets, quality, printing, Amazon Kindle, distribution of your books and registering for Waterstones and legal obligations as a publisher.
The real obstacles you face and what you need to do to break into this saturated market. From understanding the psychology of readers and your first lines, hooking them in to buy it, to the big picture and getting thousands of copies sold.