How Self-Published Books Are Made: Start To Finish (PART I)

15 Jun

It’s been a busy day, and my brain is fried.

So I thought I would give you guys a reprieve from my ramblings and reblog something from one of my favorite self-publishing gurus.

Enjoy! 🙂



To mark the occasion of my 601st blog post (and I wonder why The Novel isn’t finished yet…), and after seeing that a number of people regularly land on this blog by googling ‘how self-published books are made start to finish’, I’ve decided to do something I’ve been meaning to do for a while: outline a basic master plan for self-publishing.

The internet is awash with posts about specific topics like formatting your e-book or maximizing your Amazon listing or using KDP Select, but there’s very few ‘this is everything that needs to happen and in this order’ posts—and I include my own blog in this. So let’s do it, starting today with Part I.

I should say: this isn’t how I did it (certainly not the first time!), but it’s how I’d do it now were I to get the chance to do it over. It’s how I’d…

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2 Responses to “How Self-Published Books Are Made: Start To Finish (PART I)”

  1. ReGi McClain June 16, 2013 at 11:36 pm #

    Cool! Thanks for sharing. 🙂


    • rosedandrea June 17, 2013 at 1:49 am #

      You’re welcome!
      I was rather relieved to find someone who had written out a step-by-step guide to getting your self-published book out there.
      Catherine does a great job. She’s been there done that, and can relate her knowledge with humor and humility. Love it!


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