ISBN: Do I Need One to Self-publish?

If you’ve already dipped your toes into the pool of publishing, you’ve come across the option of whether or not to purchase an ISBN or whether to let a distributor such as CreateSpace or Smashwords assign an ISBN to your book. An International Standard Book Number, or ISBN, is a unique identifier for every book published.… Read More »

8 Places to Self-publish Besides Amazon

Are you planning to self-publish your books on Amazon’s Kindle Distribution  KDP? If so, you have good reason. Amazon is the leading book distributor in the United States and in many countries around the world. But why would you limit yourself to a U.S. book distributor? And why only self-publish with one book distributor when there… Read More »

3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Self-publish

This week I received an email from a dear lady who has written her memoirs. She wants to self-publish them for friends and family, but also for the general public. She believes her story will interest others. I agree. She grew up in an Amish community. If you check out book lists on Amazon, you’ll… Read More »