This Week in Indie Publishing


10 Steps To Self-Publishing Your Book

So you’ve decided you have a great idea for a book, but you’re not sure where to start. Perhaps you’re considering self-publishing, and want to have a thorough understanding of each part of the process. Ten simple steps can ensure you make the right decisions when it comes to writing, editing, designing, publishing, and promoting your book!

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The results are in: BookBaby unveils insights from the largest self-publishing survey ever conductedThe results are in: BookBaby unveils insights from the largest self-publishing survey ever conducted

iReach/ BookBaby, the nation’s leading independent self-publisher, announced the results of its 2017 Self-Publishing Survey. The survey collected insights of about 8,000 aspiring writers and published authors revealing their book promotion strategies and which tactics yielded the greatest results.

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telegram.comRead It and Reap: Don’t write off self-published authors

Books by self-published authors are a mixed bag, and members will have to sort out their thinking as to what kind of books they want to read and how perfectly edited they are. You could find a diamond in the rough … or not. Writers at every level are self-producing books.

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itempropBOOKMARK: We asked readers if they keep a book journal: Here’s what they said

Do you keep a journal of the books you read? Here’s what some folks do to track their books, with ratings from “blah” to “excellent.” Years ago, when Germaine Gustafson was married, working as a nurse and raising children, she craved something in life that was just for herself. She found it in reading. She started going to the library and bringing home novels, nonfiction and true-crime books by the stack. She read so much that she forgot what she had read and sometimes she picked up a book and realized a third of the way in that she had already read it.
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How Do Book Publishers And Retailers Navigate The Future? Check Out Amazon Books

An excursion into one of the handful of new Amazon Books retail stores (thank you, Garden State Plaza) provides a bit of a “man bites dog” story.  Amazon, the oft-vilified digital Darth Vader of the book publishing world, not to mention retail in general, turns out to have created not only a welcoming, customer-friendly environment but one that offers lessons for many of its long-time adversaries.

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