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12 – Off-Line Marketing To Sell Your Book

BY: Raylen Dean / 0 COMMENTS / CATEGORIES: Self Publishing

You will want to get as much exposure offline as well.  We have already talked about groups that you can join and getting your books into bookstores to do book signings.  Book signings are the best way for your to […]

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11-Online Marketing To Sell Your Book

BY: Raylen Dean / 0 COMMENTS / CATEGORIES: Self Publishing

The best way to sell your book is online.  Your first venue will usually be the self-publishing company that prints your book.  They not only print books but also sell books that are written by their authors.  You can depend […]

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10-Your Book Is Printed – Now What?

BY: Raylen Dean / 0 COMMENTS / CATEGORIES: Self Publishing

After you have your book printed and ready to go, what do you do?  You do the same thing that you would do if your book was published by a mainstream publishing company – promote it! There are many ways […]

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9 – Editing For Your Self Published Book

BY: Raylen Dean / 0 COMMENTS / CATEGORIES: Self Publishing

Editing your book is different than proofreading.  You need to pay attention to style as well as grammar when you are copy editing.  It pays to have good grammatical skills and have a certain style that you use for your […]

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8 – Printing Your Own Book

BY: Raylen Dean / 0 COMMENTS / CATEGORIES: Self Publishing

Another way to get your book self-published is to print your book yourself.  You can do this at a number of different places, although you have to format your book yourself as well as prepare it for the printing press.  […]

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7 – Finding A Self Publisher Online

BY: Raylen Dean / 0 COMMENTS / CATEGORIES: Self Publishing

Years ago, if someone wanted to get a book self-published, they had to pay thousands of dollars.  A press would publish the book for the individual and give them a certain amount of copies.  All of the copies, plus the […]

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6 – Proofreading Your Book

BY: Raylen Dean / 0 COMMENTS / CATEGORIES: Self Publishing

Take the book and print it out on paper for proofreading.  Then, starting with the last page and moving backward, use a ruler to look at each line in the book.  This is a tedious process and one for which […]

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5 – Rewriting

BY: Raylen Dean / 0 COMMENTS / CATEGORIES: Self Publishing

Ernest Hemingway suggested rewriting a book 30 times before it is ready for publication.  His reasoning was that each time the writer goes over the book for rewriting, they have a better understanding into the minds of the characters.  The […]

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4 – Completing The First Draft

BY: Raylen Dean / 0 COMMENTS / CATEGORIES: Self Publishing

Once you have decided on the book that you want to write, you should start on your first draft.  This may change by the time the book is completed, although chances are that you will keep some of the information […]

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3 – Fiction Or Non-Fiction?

BY: Raylen Dean / 0 COMMENTS / CATEGORIES: Self Publishing

Most people equate writing a book with writing a novel, which is a fiction story.  This is not the case when it comes to writing, especially writing today.  There is a very big market for non-fiction books as well.  Cookbooks, […]

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