Skip to Content

Self Publishing

Tips for writers 4

Self-publishing – is it for you?

The fourth set of our new pages of tips for writers  Read more

Latest changes in the book trade 4

Self-publishing' - career suicide' or 'really great'? | Latest changes in the book trade 4

The current situation in the book trade is one of rapid change. It's important for writers to understand what is happening as it will impact on their own chances of getting their work published and how it will be published. This newly revised series will look at the changes in the book trade, with a different focus each week.  Read more

Self-publish through the recession

Self-publish your way through the recession

Self-publish your way through the recession

This article was first published in the spring issue of The Self-Publishing Magazine  Read more

WritersServices Self-publishing Guide 9

Marketing and Promotion for Indie Authors: Online

Joanne PhillipsWriting a great book is only part of the picture. Getting it uploaded to Amazon with a great cover, and perhaps printed via POD, isn't the whole picture either.  Read more

WritersServices Self-publishing Guide 8

Ebooks - Pricing Strategies for Indie Authors

Joanne PhillipsNever has price been a more essential factor in the success or popularity of a particular title. With prices for ebooks ranging from completely free to upwards of £6/$10, ebook pricing is a minefield for the indie author.  Read more

WritersServices Self-publishing Guide 7

Print On Demand for Indies

Joanne PhillipsPrint On Demand - or POD - is exactly that: a service whereby your book is printed only when it has been ordered, either by a bookshop or an online retailer.  Read more

WritersServices Self-publishing Guide 6

Cover Design Know-how: Tips from a top designer on how to make your indie cover look professional and stand out from the crowd.

Joanne PhillipsFor this article, I asked designer Chris Howard for the lowdown on cover know-how.

What makes the perfect book cover?  Read more

Copy editing for self-publishers

Why self-publishers (and other authors) need it

Do you want your book to be properly published? There's no reason why a self-publisher shouldn't have as good a chance of finding an audience as an author whose book is coming out from a publisher.  Read more

WritersServices Self-publishing Guide 4

Ebooks: Formatting for Kindle

Joanne Phillips

Last time we looked at KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing) and how self-publishing authors can upload their books to Amazon directly. Now we're going to focus on one key thing: formatting your book for Kindle.  Read more

A Printer's View 1

Self-publishing? How do you prepare your files for print?

Andy Edmonson  Read more

Syndicate content