Every self-publishing author needs to read this!
I knew from the start that I wanted to self-publish my new book “How To Be A Writer Who Writes” as a digital e-book.
No publisher was going to give me an advance on a how-to book about writing so I had no reason to go through the extended process of writing and submitting a book proposal – a whole project unto itself – and getting an agent and/or publisher.
Self-publishing a digital e-book had other obvious benefits:
1. Speed – I could ‘publish’ my book as soon as it was finished instead of waiting (and hustling) for agonizing months (or years!) to get an agent, get a publisher and wait for a traditional publisher to move it through their system.
2. Control – I could get the cover art, format, layout and release date I wanted. I know many published authors who were surprised and dismayed at…
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