Question: What are some tips that can help me successfully publish a book through a major publishing house? Answer: Well, to start with: you don’t publish. You write. Once you’re done writing, you write query letters to agents to attract one. The agent will get your book to a publisher. The publisher will get your …
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Question: Can an amateur author make their book available online for download to the Kindle and the Nook?
Question: Can an amateur author make their book available online for download to the Kindle and the Nook? Basically is there any way to digitally self publish? Answer: Well, of COURSE there is. But why would you limit yourself to Amazon and B&N? The Holy Trinity of Self-Publishing is: Kindle Direct Publishing Smashwords Createspace
Answer: Well, your question starts off with an incorrect assumption. Self publishing does work. It’s worked for hundreds and hundreds of years. Poor Richard’s Almanack was certainly a success – it was printed starting in 1732. William Blake was very successful self-publishing his work starting in 1783. Jane Austen was pretty successful – although, to be …