May 2016

How to format your Microsoft word document (manuscript) for print books (paperbacks)

May 21, 2016 by

  Again a follow-along step-by-step process. I have scoured the internet and since I am a visual learner others who are new to Indie publishing and also learn best by watching would find these step by step tutorials I have watched myself useful. There are hundreds (maybe thousands) of new Indie authors who waste thousands of dollars “hiring” so-called “publishers” (which are merely printers since real traditional publishers will not charge you but instead will pay you a royalty and also do all the distribution and marketing of your books for you.) This series of self-publishing for the indie ...

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How To Upload Your Manuscript Onto Createspace

May 16, 2016 by

I’ve started a new series to help Indie authors do things themselves for free or for next to nothing. You don’t have to be techie—I am not! But I'm not one to sit around and stare into space like this lady below either. If you are a new author and are unsure of how exactly to upload your manuscript onto Createspace you will find this step by step video helpful. Uploading onto Createspace (the arm of Amazon that can create physical books for you in different sizes, in case you don't know,) doesn't have to be a nightmare. I ...

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