Writing, editing, publishing, promoting and selling your books takes a lot of work. We here at Steuben Press want to help, and in this category we'll share our knowledge and stories with you!
Being a self-published author means also being a self-taught editor, marketer, website designer...the list goes on.
When you decided to become a self-published author, you maybe didn’t realize you had to train yourself in entrepreneurship, too.
As a self-published author, you’ve got to do everything you can to give your book an advantage in the market. Whether your goals are to stay on the self-published path or to get attention from a literary agent, you want to sell as many copies of your book as possible.
Congratulations, you’ve signed a consignment deal! All your hard work has paid off, and your book is on the shelf at a local bookstore. So why aren’t the crowds flooding in to buy it yet?
Although it may not always feel like it, being a self-published author has several advantages over traditional publishing.
There’s nothing quite like holding your first finished self-published book in your hands.
You’ve done hours of research, endless interviews, and spent countless nights posted up at your writer’s desk.
You did it! You’ve finally written that book you’ve been dreaming up.
If describing yourself as a writer has made you cringe lately, it may be a sign you’ve had some time away from your notebook.
Being a self-published author means being a self-starter, a hustler, a total boss...you get the picture.