Steps to self-publishing a book

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Most people think that when an author shifts into self-publishing a book and takes control of every single gist along with the process, everything becomes so simple. At some point it is true that to self-publish a book has become a lot easier than what it seems because of swarming information provided by any publisher or publishing company. Yet it doesn’t change the fact that in order to reach the goal line, each author has to consider following steps to self-publishing a book.

Write Down your words

Your creative mind and your words are the foundation of pursuing a career in literature. The idea of writing a book starts with the desire in you to share ideas of great interest for everyone. Products of your thoughts may vary based on your expertise or your personal hobbies. A lot of great authors write very well when it’s about their leisure pursuit and or their daily ways of life. You might be a traveler and loves to share your experiences in your journey from one place to another; or simply an adventurous person who believes your life adventures are worth to share.

Make your book a surpassed masterpiece by researching more about your topic. Investigate more about the theme of your book through a few different sources such as other related books, magazines, and the Internet. You may want to interview some other experts in your field or friends so as to gain more knowledge on what you are talking about in your book. When you are ready what to write; then set your next goal. Finish it. Don’t stop writing until your most dreamed book will be complete.

Furnish Texts and Designs

When your book is done; step up. You have to see to it that everything is furnished—from the texts to the design of the cover up to the formatting and layout. Because you have decided to self-publish your book, then editing it becomes your responsibility. Your option is either to spend your time editing your book or hire a professional editor to do it for you. It also counts the same thing with the book design and formatting. In most cases, self-published authors do invest and hire professional individuals who do the formatting of their books because it saves much of their time. Most publishers and publishing companies are offering these services, which are distinctively designed for authors who prefer self-publishing their books.

Self-Publish and market your book

While writing is love; publishing is business. This is the next step where you would start investing so as to acquire the best spot in book self publishing industry. It doesn’t just talk about financial issues though it plays a huge role when you begin looking forward to get yourself on the feat.

You might consider partnering with a publisher who can provide you with a variety of publishing and marketing tools necessary in your self-publishing journey. The fact is that most published-authors seek knowledge in the business from commercial publishers and other resources before they decide to do it by their own.

Take self-published book advertisement into consideration so as to gain more attention in the reading public. You can also use your friend networks to do this by asking them to read your book and spread its worth to others. Using the Internet has been made simple these days too. You can start to self-publish your book online and when you believe your book is worth the readers’ while; you can expect that they will spread its values to the others by themselves.

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This article was published on 2013/06/13