A basic guide to self-publishing:
These articles cover some basic self-publishing information and warnings. I also include related articles from other parts of the site. These materials are posted on this site for free individual and non-commercial use. They are provided as a public service. Out of respect for their creators, please follow our copyright policy.Sponsored links
Articles about Self-Publishing
- Between Publishers and Vanity Presses: Opportunities and Dangers in the Twilight Zone A look at some of the options for self-publishers. updated
- Choosing an Illustrator When Self-Publishing by Stan Jaskiel
- If You Are Considering Self-Publishing by Bev Cooke
- An Interview with Joi Nobisso: Self-Publisher or Small Press?
- An Interview with Lucas Miller: Smart Self-Publishing
- What About No-Advance Publishing?: An alternative to self-publishing. new
- Self-Publish or Not? Should you self-publish? If so, when?
- Self-Publishing vs. Traditional Publishing: A Response to an Illustrator's Questions about Publishing Her Father's Poetry (Blog entry)
- What a Publisher Does and what you would have to do to self-publish successfully.
- Writing and Publishing a Board Book including information on self-publishing one.
Useful Related Articles
- The ALA Convention: Notes of an Independent Publisher
- Children's Ebooks (Blog entry)
- The Cost of Hardcover Books (Blog entry)
- The Current Climate for Children's Books
- Getting the Word Out: Marketing Children's Books by Barbara Cohen
- Handling Foreign Rights (Blog entry)
- Info for Author Days by Aaron Shepard
- Keeping Books in Print
- Non-profit and Grant-supported Publishers (Blog entry)
- Picture Book Manuscripts and Illustrations
- Self-editing Your Middle-Grade Novel by Margot Finke
- Trade vs. Mass Market vs. School 'n Library: Basics of the Biz
- Why Does a Picture Book Cost $16?
Publishing Children's Books -- complete index of articles
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