If you think it’s going to be easy to self-publish, read on. Thank you Nicholas for sharing your experiences.
Continuing this weekend’s special , I’m concluding yesterday’s post on 4 Simple Self-Publishing Tips with 4 More Self-publishing tips! The inspiration for this second installment came to me while reading Kristen Lamb’s blog and her blog post 5 Mistakes that Kill Self-Published Authors.
So, what are the common mistakes, translated into friendly tips (since, you know, I’m a nice guy and all that)? 🙂
Do not publish before you are ready
You will be ready to publish when you have a plot, a story, sound characters, development in the story, a beginning, a middle and an end and know where and how you want your story to end. I think most authors realize that much.
There is, however, another side to self-publishing. If you plan on becoming a full-time author with sizable earnings from your books, you have to grasp the business side of it. That means taxes, income from writing…
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