Self publishing is a process of publishing your own work, which can be done through print or electronic means. In order to publish your work, you will need to have a completed manuscript and editing completed. Some common self publishing terms are:
-Publishing plan: This document outlines the steps necessary to complete your book and get it published. You can also find more info about self publishing terminologies via visiting various online sources in the US.
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-Editing: Editing is the process of checking the accuracy, clarity, organization, and style of your text.
-Cover design: A good cover design can help promote your book and make it more sellable.
-Marketing: Marketing is the process of finding ways to get your book into the hands of as many people as possible.
Many authors choose to self publish their book. If you do decide that you want to self publish your book there are many options available to you. The most common is using one of the many companies that offer cover design, editing and publishing services. These companies will provide all of your services for a fee (usually ranging from $200-$900).
It is important to remember that once your book is published it cannot be taken back as it is completely yours and not the publisher’s so make sure that you know what you are getting into before you spend your hard earned money.
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