How to Self-Publish a Book: A Short Course of Why, What and How

Maybe you want to write the next great American Novel.  Maybe you want to write a book to gain credibility in your field.  Or, maybe you just want to write down a family member’s stories so that future generations will not forget.   You can do all that and more by self-publishing!

In  preparation for a short educational presentation on self-publishing that I am giving on Saturday for the District 6 Toastmasters Spring Convention, I prepared a 3-page handout:

http://bit.ly/bookpub

The handout gives some facts (like only 1-2% of manuscripts are accepted by traditional publishers), some ideas (why, what and how) and a page of resources with links!

I’ve blogged before on my self-publishing experience:

My First Book Adventure . . . Part I Pre-publishing

7 lessons Learned in My Book Launch

Self-publishing continues to evolve and become less expensive (although there are plenty of expensive options even in self-publishing) and easier (although the choices multiply!).   Here’s to self-expression through self-publishing!

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About Diane Windingland
I speak for organizations that want their people to have better, more profitable conversations.

2 Responses to How to Self-Publish a Book: A Short Course of Why, What and How

  1. imakeeper says:

    Thanks for the imformative post… love the handout, I actually just printed it out 🙂

  2. You are very welcome–my only word of caution is that the self-publishing landscape changes so quickly that the handout could be outdated already! At least it is a starting point!

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