Nothing is FREE when you publish independently unless you're a tech expert and know everything. EDITING, INTERIOR DESIGN (Formatting) BOOK COVERS & MARKETING, etc. Can you do everything? I know I can't which is why I use CONTRACTORS for my manuscripts and developed a business to help other Independent Authors. I've seen so much BAD INTERIOR DESIGN, … Continue reading Interior Design – Fonts and Genre you Write
I do wish the days of coloured hardbacks would return and get rid of the silly paperback covers which have to be so brilliant to get anyone to buy your book. I didn't need an image on a cover to read a good book. I read the blurb/synopsis at the library or bookstore and ...well … Continue reading The Importance of Book Covers
As a Publishing House, we watch technology to see how it changes relevant to Self Publishing. We are now getting more and more choices for Print on Demand Books. Here are some distributors who can help you self publish your book. Do remember there is a lot of work involved after you've finished writing. Plaisted … Continue reading Print on Demand – Publishing a Book!
Here I was proud to be a Director of my own limited company. With a gentleman who was going to assist with Marketing in exchange for publishing a book and my daughter as a contractor to do Book Covers. My daughters hobby business is Ceejay Designs. Claudia was studying Graphic Design after being trapped in … Continue reading My Journey into Creating a Publishing Company – Part Two
LULU has been publishing books since 2002 with over 2 million titles published. Lulu has developed into an outstanding company with many advantages over both Createspace and Kindle which in recent years caused to many hassles for me personally to want to use them any longer. One of my favourite parts of Lulu is the … Continue reading Uploading your Self-Published Paperback to Lulu