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The frustrations of self-publishing

18 Jan

finallygettingdowntobrasstacks

As some of my readers here know, I recently self-published my autobiography, “Getting Down to Brass Tacks,” which is now for sale on Amazon and numerous other online stores.

Getting the job done has been a bumpy road. You can’t do it on your own unless you’re at least somewhat computer savvy and have some knowledge of formatting in Word. I did my e-book first, through BookBaby, and was able (with their excellent customer service) to get the job done on my own, but when it came to doing the print-on-demand paperback through CreateSpace, I found the process so complicated that I finally hired someone to do it for me. book-promotion

After you’ve self-published your book, the inevitable question arises: Now what? Well, I’d been promoting my book here and in the social media, which aroused some interest initially. But after awhile, things cool down and you start to wonder what…

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Posted by on January 18, 2013 in Self Publishing, the book, writing

 

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3 responses to “The frustrations of self-publishing

  1. Amy Duncan

    January 18, 2013 at 4:07 pm

    Thanks for reblogging my post!

     
  2. Terry Irving

    January 19, 2013 at 12:55 pm

    Reblogged this on Hey Sweetheart, Get Me Rewrite!.

     

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