This book is a great work for anyone delving into self-publishing or needing to know terms and processes in that area. Clearly defined examples and content guide the reader through tackling the mountains of having to collect all this research on their own. – Amazon Review
Struggling to publish your book? Discover a seasoned expert’s techniques for putting your masterwork into a reader’s hands.
With a degree in publishing and two decades spent as a freelance editor, book coach Kara Starcher has helped dozens of aspiring authors reach their publishing goals. After listening to her clients and other writers, she put together a list of the most common questions asked about self-publishing. The result? The contents of From Draft to Book: A Guide to Self-publishing.
If you’ve battled with how to get your finished work published, this comprehensive and easy-to-follow guide will soon have you checking all the boxes. And by following Starcher’s step-by-step process to produce a book, your words can go from buried on a hard drive to out into the world of excited readers in just a short time. Armed with confidence to do things the right way, you will give yourself the best chance at earning that coveted bestseller badge.
The book’s four parts—Writing and Editing, Designing, Printing, and Planning—cover basic information about each specific stage of book production. Topics discussed include:
- How to choose an editor
- Money and contracts
- Elements of page design
- DIY cover basics
- Final print submission files
- Book specs for printing
- ISBNs and barcodes
- Title setup
- Pricing, discounts, and returns
- and more (use the Look Inside to see the Contents).
The book concludes with a three-month, week-by-week plan of practical steps to help you publish your book. Before you know it, readers will be holding the final product in their hands and you will be reaping the rewards of your investment.
Read the book from cover to cover or only the sections you need when you need them. Quickly find the answers to common questions about self-publishing. No more wasted time searching Facebook groups or reading multiple blog posts and articles. Pick up From Draft to Book and start your self-publishing journey today.
Available in paperback or ebook. 180 pp.