As I’ve mentioned before, I have chosen to self-publish my first novel. The process can seem daunting, if I look at all the “moving parts” as a whole. So I don’t.
The big picture can be overwhelming, and when I get overwhelmed, I get discouraged. That’s not helpful. I boiled it down to the individual steps.
Seen as individual tasks, self-publishing appears easy. But I made sure I didn’t mistake easy with fast. All the steps take time and rushing things can be detrimental to the process. I started as I mean to finish.
Thankfully, the Internet is full of resources that can help me succeed. Here’s 25 things worth considering from CNET’s David Carnoy.
Self-publishing a book: 25 things you need to know by David Carnoy