Wednesday, February 12, 2014

More on Self-Publishing

Yet another reason to love self-publishing: That typo on page 99 is gone. So is the one on page 100. And the extra space on page 38.

Now perfect! or is that furpect?
Hey, don't judge me - Guy Kawasaki's copyeditor found 1,400 errors in his first self-published book, so I'm in pretty good company, okay?

Stinkin' typos

No more losing sleep over those gosh-darned grammar gaffes. Catch a few mistakes in your self-published, POD* book? You can upload revisions to your heart's content.

Expert views on self-publishing

If you're looking more reasons to consider self-publishing, you'll find them. Just know it's not a perfect solution.
25 Things to Know about Self-Publishing (CNET)
Maybe Traditional Publishers Have Met Their Match - and will change? (The Shatzkin Files)
A British Novelist's Perspective (The Guardian)
How Much Does it Cost? ( article) (Note: it can be done for zip, zero, zilch)
A Round-up of Options circa July 2013 (pbs)
Self-publishing options, compared

*POD = print on demand; in my opinion, the only way to self-publish - but in fact, it's not the only method available. If you're considering self-publishing, you'll need to invest a lot of time in reading all about the options available. That's the only way to find out if one is right for you, and if so, which one. 

No comments: