What are your tips for self-publishing?

Would you consider adding a new topic, Self-Publishing, to your Mailbag section? I would LOVE to read about how you self-published and promoted your first book and I’m sure many of your readers could benefit from your knowledge and experiences, both good and bad, going the self-publishing route.

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  1. Penelope Trunk
    Penelope Trunk says:

    I don’t have a section like that because honestly, my experience with self-publishing is so different than other peoples’ would be. The hard part of self-publishing is not writing the book or getting it into book format, the hard part is marketing. And I have a blog with a million readers. So I have a built-in audience to sell to. I don’t have to do very much marketing at all.

    That said, if you want to know how to print a book in China — which, surely, you do not want to know because you have to speak Chinese to do it — here is a post:



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