Before we move on to publishing for print, there’s one very important piece to our stories that we need to address.
For a long time, this was the step I feared the most. We’re told to never judge a book by its cover but, statistically, it’s just not avoidable. In the current market, the cover is our very first contact with our readers–the first time we can really present our work.
And we need it to grab their attention and not let go.
So, let’s begin!
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Now that we’ve had some time to come up with a draft after part one of this series, today we’ll move on to part two: editing.
This is going to be another long one, so let’s begin.
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All of these glorious story ideas are buzzing around in your head. The only way to escape? You must write them down. But how? Right now it’s not making sense. There’s little flickers of scenes and characters that keep repeating themselves, but what order do they go in? What led them there?
In this series of posts, we’re going to go through every step of publishing a book. From the writing process, to editing, cover choice, formatting, and then where and how to publish. This guide will assist in gaining footing as an indie author and keeping it.
With that in mind, the writing process is up first. Let’s begin!
Continue reading “Self-Publishing a Book: Part One”