How to Self-Publish a Book: For the Technology Challenged Autho

How to Self-Publish a Book: For the Technology Challenged Autho

by Barb Drozdowich


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"This is a very thorough, detailed resource that is a must-have for anyone considering self-publishing a book" ~Jane

Are you interested in self-publishing a book, but fear it is beyond your capabilities?

When confronted with the confusing, multifaceted world of publishing, many authors make the assumption they aren't capable of self-publishing, but nothing could be further from the truth!

How to Self-Publish a Book: For the Technology Challenged Author is perfect for authors who have finished a wonderfully creative story, but are intimidated by the next steps. The step-by-step, friendly format will make it easy for you to shake off the anxiety of the unknown and find your way safely and quickly to the fun and profits of self-publishing.

Many books on publishing focus only on Amazon. This book helps you understand the full range of choices available to all authors.

Author & Technical Trainer Barb Drozdowich, has worked with non-technical authors for years and understands how to break complex topics down using non-technical language. She has traditionally published and self-published a total of 27 books and understands all of the various iterations of publishing. Barb cuts through all the technobabble to teach you what you need to know to successfully self-publish your book in a down-to-earth and practical way.

Some of the skills you will learn from this book include:

  • How to find an editor & cover designer
  • What an ISBN is and where to get one for the country you live in
  • How to structure and format your book
  • Where you can sell your book, how to set up all the retailer accounts, and how to get paid
  • What real numbers tell us about book sales
  • What to look for in a self-publishing company and how to decide if it's the right option for you

You will also have access to a huge appendix filled with articles for further reading, lists of helpful videos, lists of distributors, a multi page glossary and much more.

Don't let your struggles with technology hold you back from self-publishing. Let Barb help you to learn the language and move forward into the self-publishing world with confidence.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"This thorough guide is pure gold for any author wanting to jump into the Indie waters, but who has no idea where to start. Written in a conversational, easy to understand style, Drozdowich works through the whole process of publishing your own book, breaking it down into logical, easily achievable steps--plus (very helpfully!) takes the time to define terms that get thrown around in the writing world that can be confusing to newbies.

Indie authors with a few books under their belts will find nuggets too. The book might not contain a lot of completely new-to-them information, but they'll no doubt appreciate the refresher and value having such good information all in one place, both for themselves and to refer other authors to. As Drozdowich says in her introduction, "There is no one way to publish a book"; this informative little treasure will help you find the right way to publish yours." - Ev Bishop, Author of the popular River's Sigh B & B series

"An in-depth, perfect guide for every beginning author - a must read!"

~Mimi Barbour, USA Today & NY Times Bestselling Author

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781988821153
Publisher: Barb Drozdowich
Publication date: 07/23/2018
Pages: 266
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

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