Self-publishing a book is really an exciting, frustrating, and emotional time, and it’s easy to lose focus along the way — believe me, I know — because I just released my new book, From Book to Bestseller this past fall and it’s been a love-hate relationship from the start.
But I always say it’s a lot easier with smart planning, and I stick by that.
If you take self-publishing a book one step at a time, and check all those boxes, cross the T’s and dot the I’s, you’re not only more likely to end up with a final product you’re proud of, you’re much more likely to end up with a final product readers gravitate toward, recommend, and review positively.
Step 1: Writing Is About You
And I don’t mean it’s just about that bucket list item, or getting that fantastic idea on paper, of course that’s important, but you want your book to be a reflection of you.