Information about self-publishing litters the internet. There is no shortage of how-to-guides intended to assist newcomers in navigating the path to publication. Today, there are more routes leading to that final destination than have previously existed but finding the best fit can be challenging. This book compiles the resources I found most helpful, bolstered by the anecdotal experiences shared by others on their websites and blogs.
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If you’re interested in self-publishing, take the workshop approach and build a team of people holding common goals. Share your successes and failures. As writers, we rely on others to help improve our work through critique groups, writing meet-ups, and mentoring from more seasoned writers – the same idea works with self-publishing. Start networking. Get educated about the industry. Make friends and catch the wave.