Thought I would give my how-to book another shameless plug – the delightful review on Amazon of my book, Your Purrfect Way to Publish & Promote Your Amazon & Kindle Books said it all, I think.
Join the revolution!
You know that you are a Rebel.
The chances of a north American writer finding a publisher for his or her book are slim. But that does not mean that your book must forever remain unpublished.
You have an option.
You have an option.
You can decide to rebel against the traditional publishing way, and become a revolutionary. You can ride the wave of the future.
You can join the ranks of the thousands of Independent publishers – also called Indie publishers or just plain Indies. That's a title to wear with pride. As such, you will become part of a major historical movement, as dramatic as the first invention of the printing press in 1458 by Johannes Gutenberg.
You can join the Gutenberg+ Revolution by publishing your own book, using Amazon's print on demand (POD) for your soft cover version, and Kindle for your eBook one.
Just as Gutenberg's invention of the printing press in the 1450's started a massive revolution in the production of books, so too the services offered to all of us by Amazon and Kindle are triggering a similar revolution.
Your Purrfect Way has been given 5 stars by the reviewer, also an author, and a great boost. Here's Sarah Sheard's review:
There you have it. Now, if you know ANYONE who is or might be writing a book, or who, in your mind, should be thinking of writing a book, tell them about this one – better still, gift it to them (Amazon softcover 400 plus pages only $14.99, and Kindle eBook only 99 cents).
And really, really think about writing a book and publishing it, yourself.
What have you got to lose? Gift it to your relatives, your friends, and your carefully selected enemies.
If you are in business (employed or your own), how about writing a book about a field you know about? Looks good on your resume, eh?
Go for it!
And once you have published your own book, you will need to promote it.
But not impossible.
You will need to build your Author Platform, along the lines of this diagram:
And you will need to prepare your own Promotion Plan, like the one described in this post.
Don't forget to check out my manual for self-publishers – Your Purrfect Way to Publish & Promote Your Amazon & Kindle Books, which you can read about at my Amazon author site: https://www.amazon.com/author/glennashton
And the best of luck to you!
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Welcome to the Rebellion!