Self Publishing Resources


Consumer Alert: What You Should Know about POD Publishing Service Providers

5 Ways to Jumpstart Your Creativity

Children’s Books Classified

Book Returns: A Fact of Life

Protecting Your Manuscript

Wizard of Oz Syndrome

Children’s Book Specification Charting

Learn the Tricks of the Trade

Distributor Screening Questions

Creating Your Testimonial Sheet

Compiling Your Sample Media Questions

Building Local Library Interest

Naming Your Niche

Do’s & Don’ts of Book Signings

Helpful Research Links

Getting Librarians to Buy Your Books

It's All in a Name
Better than Bookstores Prime Channels for Selling Children’s Picture Books

What Makes You a Publisher?

Reducing Returns

Why & How to Hire a Publicist

How Big Should the First Printing Be?

The Publicity Schedule: What You Need to Know About Lead Times if You Want Your Best Shot at Coverage

What the Trade Wants: A Guide to Getting Reviews

The Tubesing Six-Part System on Marketing in Any Number of Niches

How to Work a Book Festival so It Works for You

Marketing Margaret Mouse: The Adventures of a Great Grandmother-Turned Publisher

On Beyond the Niche: From Aquariums to Mainstream Markets

Leaving a Green Thumbprint on the Page: Steps Publishers Can Take to Reverse Global Warming