At 400 pages and now indexed for easier reference, The Global Indie Author is the definitive guide to this rapidly expanding industry. A beacon in the sea of conflicting information, The Global Indie Author separates fact from fiction and provides clear advice for implementing a successful self-publishing plan. This edition has been completely updated and includes over 120 additional pages of new information such as U.S. and foreign content restrictions, advanced image handling techniques, building an ePub from your manuscript using Sigil, designing a print book in a word processor, and quality issues with print on demand. Over 50 illustrations and step-by-step instructions walk you through formatting techniques for Kindle, ePub, and print books and now include information for users of Pages, OpenOffice, and Scrivener. The Global Indie Author, 2nd Edition continues the first edition's success in exposing secrets industry players don't want revealed so they can lock you into unfavourable contracts, take your money before you start asking questions, or convince you that what is good for them is good for you. And by adding information relevant to non-U.S. writers, The Global Indie Author provides the necessary know-how for anyone who desires to self-publish in the United States and around the world. The Global Indie Author covers: * Book Structure * Manuscript Editing * Copyright * Libel, Copyright and Trademark Infringement * The ISBN System * Software * Cover and Interior Images * Manuscript Formatting for eBooks * HTML Editing * Creating and Testing Kindle Books and ePubs * Print Production * Distribution and Royalties * Marketing * Payments and Withholding Tax * The Vanity Press Machine Praise for the previous edition: qI have read many books about self-publishing and have to say how impressed I am with the incredible detail and research that went into putting this book together. Demers goes through virtually everything an author who wants to understand this world would need to know in order to make informed decisions. This tops my recommended list for anybody considering learning more about self-publishing in either print or ebook or both.q Mark Lefebvre, Director, Self-Publishing and Author Relations, Kobo Writing Life qThe Global Indie Author includes vital information for those who are not US citizens but who want to sell in the US (and other) markets. Americans will also find it helpful. I also found the writing, particularly that in the introduction, engaging. I am already recommending this to my clients.q Audrey Owen, Writer'sHelper.com qThis book is well-written, well-organized, and very thorough. Demers' writing background shows, and it is clear that she talks from first-hand experience. I consulted the book countless times during my own process to publish and it saved me a lot of aggravation and frustration.q Van Clayton Powel, author, You Are NOT What You Eat (Better Digestive Health In 7 Simple Steps)The Global Indie Author covers: * Book Structure * Manuscript Editing * Copyright * Libel, Copyright and Trademark Infringement * The ISBN System * Software * Cover and Interior Images * Manuscript Formatting for eBooks * HTML Editing * ...
|Title||:||The Global Indie Author|
|Author||:||M. A. Demers|
|Publisher||:||eBookIt.com - 2012-10-01|