So – you have written a book, and you want to get it published? Once, the prospective writer could only go to a traditional publisher for such services as editing, formatting (interior design), cover design … and all that it takes to get a book into the hands of happy readers. But with the advent of publish on demand print fulfillment, and digital publishing, there are other games in town – and it is perfectly possible for a committed independent author to turn out a book that is the equal in every way to a traditionally-published product. Here’s some advice from those who have gone and done it … their way.
Editing Your MS
As a bonus for 2013, Paul Krupin of Direct Contact PR, who has been one of our contributors almost from the beginning, has generated a lovely and useful marketing calender. It is available in color, or in black and white as a PDF download. Color here and plain black and white here.