Publishing Unchained offers a glimpse at the options available for those authors wishing to self-publish or those who wish to take publishing to the next step: independent publishing. This book guides you through the benefits and pitfalls of print and eBook publishing, printing options, selecting a printing company, and more. It shows you how to treat publishing as a business and do it in a manner that aims you toward success.
Publishing Unchained is a must for those grappling with the decisions about how to break into the publishing world.
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About the Author
Barrett is a graduate of Auburn University and a retired air traffic controller. He also holds a Commercial Pilot Certificate, Flight Instructor Certificate, and a Dive Master rating. He enjoys fly fishing, hiking, and most things outdoors. He and his wife, DJ Steele (also an author), currently reside in Colorado.
Table of Contents
4— SOME PUBLISHING BASICS
6— REASONS WHY AUTHORS SELF PUBLISH
6— HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO SELF-PUBLISH?
10— AUTHOR/PUBLISHER TOOLKIT
20— PUBLISHER RESPONSIBILITY
22— WHAT TYPE OF PUBLISHING IS RIGHT FOR YOU?
22— PRINT BOOKS ONLY
23— EBOOKS ONLY
24— PUBLISHING BOTH PRINT BOOKS & EBOOKS
25— AUDIO BOOKS
27— THIS WAY FOR PRINT BOOKS, PLEASE
30— BECOMING AN INDEPENDENT PUBLISHER
30— BEFORE YOU BEGIN
32— WHAT’S IN A NAME?
34— SET YOUR PUBLICATION DATE
36— FIRST STEP-SETTING UP ACCOUNTS
37— GETTING YOUR ISBN(s)
38— CHOOSING A PRINTER
40— A GLANCE INSIDE INGRAM SPARK
43— AND NOW, A QUICK LOOK AT CREATE SPACE
46— LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CONTROL NUMBER (LCCN)
48— REGISTERING A COPYRIGHT
50— DON’T STOP, YOU’RE ON A ROLL
50— BOOKS IN PRINT
53— ARE THOSE PDFs READY?
55— NEW TITLE SETUP WITH INGRAM SPARK
62— WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?
64— TIME TO KILL? PLAN FOR THE FUTURE
69— PUBLISHING AN EBOOK
69— SET UP YOUR EBOOK ACCOUNTS
74— FORMATTING YOUR EBOOK
74— EBOOK FORMATTING SOFTWARE
78— UPLOAD YOUR EBOOK FILES
78— MY EBOOKS JUST WENT ‘LIVE!’
80— MY BOOKS WILL SELL THEMSELVES NOW, RIGHT?
83— SAY GOODNIGHT, CHUCK
87— ABOUT THE AUTHOR