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DO IT YOURSELF WEEK: Day Three – Getting Your Books Out There – Amazon, ARe and Other Venues


Welcome to the first annual DIY week at QSF. We’ve got a great line-up of topics for the week, some of which are moderated – but in general, we’ll just share information about how to start and manage a small press:

Thursday: Getting Your Books Out There; Amazon; Other Venues
Friday: Promoting Your Work
Saturday: Mistakes to Avoid, Mistakes to Make, Keeping Up Your Morale;
Sunday: Taxes and Royalties

Also, we have a special event – an interview with Matt Buscemi, owner of Fuzzy Hedgehog Press, at 1 PM Pacific. Matt will talk about the trials, tribulations and rewards of running your own press.

Today we’re talking about actually selling your book. There are so many venues out there on the web, not to mention the brick and mortar stores. So how do you get into them? Which ones are worthwhile? And are there any tips or tricks to the process?

So if you publish your own books, please jump in and share your experiences – how you handle editing and production, acquiring a set of ISBNs, and which format you decided to put your books out in.

If you are considering going out on your own, bring us your questions!

These weeks work because of participation, so please jump in!


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