Self-publishing is a very personal journey. There is no “right” way to pursue it, but here is a nice over-view newbie checklist for those who are looking to pub their own work. There may be steps missing that you will add as you go along, but this is a good way to start.
STEPS OF PUBLICATION – self-publication PRINT BOOK
1. Finish the first draft.
2. Copyright it. (Easy online)
3. Re-read and have 1st readers (3-5 people) read and make comments. Make sure they have an interest in your work or the subject matter and that you trust their opinion.
4. Input edits.
5. Ask for cover blurbs if you are going to and give them time to read the book (month?).
6. Write up: Back cover blurb, copyright page, acknowledgments, author bio and pic, back page ads, and any extras you may wish to add. Insert these into…
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