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The Indie Author Revolution: An Insider's Guide to Self-Publishing
     

The Indie Author Revolution: An Insider's Guide to Self-Publishing

by Dara M. Beevas
 

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If you've got passion, a plan, and persistence, you don't need an agent. The Indie Author Revolution: An Insider's Guide to Self-Publishing is your friendly guide to the new era of self-publishing. Everything you need to create a quality book is within your reach, including editors, designers, printers, mentoring presses, e-books, and social media.
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If you've got passion, a plan, and persistence, you don't need an agent. The Indie Author Revolution: An Insider's Guide to Self-Publishing is your friendly guide to the new era of self-publishing. Everything you need to create a quality book is within your reach, including editors, designers, printers, mentoring presses, e-books, and social media.
Written from the perspective of an editor who has mentored hundreds of indie authors, The Indie Author Revolution will teach you:

- All the key areas of self-publishing success--from vetting your manuscript ideas to crafting your publishing plan for both print and electronic books.

- Advice, tips, and tools from real-life indie authors and book publishing professionals to help you avoid missteps in writing, publishing, and marketing.

- The pros and cons of doing it yourself, working with an indie press, and everything between.


''This is a fascinating journey into the world of self-publishing written by someone who has been there. Beevas is revealing vital information for anyone wanting to become the next major independent author.''--Dan Poynter, bestselling author of The Self-Publishing Manual
''The Indie Author Revolution provides authors with important best-practices information and advice to help them publish their books more successfully.''--Mark Coker, founder & CEO, Smashwords

''From writing craft to business craft, Dara Beevas's new book, The Indie Author Revolution: An Insider's Guide to Self-Publishing, covers the range of necessary skills for the self-published writer. A clearly written, comprehensive resource for anyone who wants to self-publish.'' --Bella Andre, bestselling self-published author of Can't Help Falling In Love

''In The Indie Author Revolution, guru Dara Beevas makes a bold statement: that all first-time authors are now on an equal playing field, regardless of whether they publish independently or traditionally. Scoff if you wish, but she backs up this statement throughout Revolution, expertly guiding the reader through each step of the publishing process while detailing how to make their book a success. Engaging, informative, and action-oriented, we feel confident wholeheartedly recommending The Indie Author Revolution to any author ready to take charge of their career!'' --Shannon and Toni from Duolit, the Self-Publishing Team

''A much-needed book, jam packed with great information for the twenty-first century self-publisher...''--Ellen Reid, book shepherd and author of Putting Your Best Book Forward

''Knowledge is power and if you're making the decision to publish your book, read on. From the 'Magic Wand' exercise to the list of publicity tips, you'll gain a lifetime of knowledge to become a star.'' --Cathy Paper, marketing expert and president, RockPaperStar

Product Details

BN ID:
2940015683127
Publisher:
Beaver's Pond Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/19/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

Dara M. Beevas is a writer, editor, blogger, speaker, and indie author. As vice president of award-winning Beaver's Pond Press, she has mentored hundreds of authors through the publishing process.

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