While writing and self-publishing a book may seem like a solitary endeavor, often there are other people involved who help you reach your goal. From proofreading, to cover design, to beta readers and more, there may be individuals you want to thank for helping your...
Do This So Your Self-Published Book Doesn’t Look Self-Published | Self-Publishing Relief
Many writers—even successful, traditionally published writers—have jumped on the self-publishing bandwagon. The experts at Self-Publishing Relief know you can get your book into the hands of your readers much more quickly through self-publishing than through the...
A Manuscript Explains How To Get Self-Published | Self-Publishing Relief
Are you a manuscript that’s been dreaming of getting self-published, but your writer is just too unsure about the process to get started? Whether you’re a memoir, novel, or collection of poetry or short stories, you deserve to get into the hands of eager readers! As a...
5 Questions To Ask Yourself If You’re Thinking About Self-Publishing | Self-Publishing Relief
If you’re struggling with the question of whether or not you should self-publish your book, you’re not alone. At Self-Publishing Relief, we know many writers wonder if self-publishing is the right choice. You may be concerned that you don’t have the marketing chops...
9 Questions To Ask Before You Pay Someone To Proofread Your Self-Published Book | Self-Publishing Relief
You’ve just finished writing your novel, memoir, or book of poetry and can’t wait to self-publish. But as a savvy writer, you know that your masterpiece needs an experienced proofreader to check spelling, punctuation, grammar, and style before you start the...
Don’t Let Bad Grammar Hurt A Good Self-Published Book
Every writer should develop the skills to proofread their own work. But sometimes, especially when you've invested so much energy and emotion into creating your book, it’s hard to see your own writing objectively. Of course, it's important to present a professional...
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