Book publishing has come a long way since the days of cottage printing presses and hand-sewn spines. Now, traditional publishing is a huge business that has spawned many other industries, including specialized book wholesalers and distributors whose sole job it is to...
The Only Self-Publishing Checklist You’ll Need To Get Started | Self-Publishing Relief
The number of books being self-published has been growing at an extraordinary rate, and more authors than ever before are considering self-publishing their books. If you’re thinking about self-publishing your novel, memoir, or collection of poetry or short stories,...
How Excerpts In Literary Journals Can Boost Your Self-Published Book Sales | Self-Publishing Relief
One powerful way to boost your self-publishing marketing efforts is to submit an excerpt from your book to literary journals. Getting your shorter works published in literary magazines will help promote your book to a wider audience and build your fan base....
4 Red Flags Of Questionable Self-Publishing Companies
With the growth of the self-publishing industry, numerous companies have emerged professing to assist authors with self-publishing their books. While some of these companies offer excellent support, others are making promises that they may not be able to keep. Before...
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