So, you’ve written a book! Congratulations! Now, all you have to do is get it out to the world so everyone else can enjoy it, too. That’s where publishing comes in—publishing is the avenue which prepares your book for print, gets it printed in quantities, and promotes and markets your book.
While it might be many an author’s dream that their book will interest traditional publishing houses, the truth is that even the best books receive rejection after rejection within the publishing industry, especially if you are a first-time author. That’s where self publishing comes in, offering authors an avenue to publish their own book, while retaining ownership and a higher percent of royalties. But, as in most things, successful self publishing requires some work on the author’s part to make sure their book is as polished and professional as possible.
Read the 5 Steps to Self-Publish your Book here.