The Dos and Don’ts of Self-Publishing A Book…

What a great article, written by Lorna Sixsmith. I found it on The Story Reading Ape’s blog which makes it easier for me to re-blog. It’s very informative and important to me, being a new author and still in the middle of a learning process.

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by Lorna Sixsmith  on the Write on Track site:

Self-publishing a book is hugely exciting and a great achievement.

While much of it is straightforward, it can be a scary prospect particularly if you are investing in printed copies in significant numbers.

Having just self-published my second book aimed at a farming readership, I found that I am still learning and yes, it is easy to make mistakes.

Here’s my list of things you should do and things you should either avoid or consider very carefully.

Find out more at:

The Dos and Don’ts

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6 thoughts on “The Dos and Don’ts of Self-Publishing A Book…

  1. Right here, “2. Don’t use social media to send out ‘buy my book’ messages…aim to be seen as an expert in your field.” Just that little tidbit was worth the read. Thanks for sharing!

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  2. Self-publishing can be so rewarding, but there’s such a lot to learn, as we authors have to basically become our own marketing team, almost overnight. 🙂 Thanks for sharing!

    You might be interested in our Writers Club. We offer free book promotion and blurb editing to members to help authors polish their self-publishing skills and get the word out that your book is there, ready to be read.


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