Self Publishing Basics

  •  Join a Writers’ Group
  •  Have your manuscript professionally edited
  •  Get your manuscript typeset
  •  Hire a graphic designer for your front and back covers
  •  Purchase your International Standard Book Numbers (ISBNs)
  •  Purchase your Barcodes
  •  Obtain a Library of Congress Catalog Number(LCCN)
  •  Plan your marketing and distribution
  •  Determine how many books to print
  •  Send files to createspace.com (a great print on demand resource)
  •  Build a website (wordpress.com is a great FREE resource)
  •  Pre-sell as many copies as you can!
  •  Check out www.selfpublishing.com for more information
  • Attend Dr. Peg’s Writing Workshop