How to self Publish a Book in CanadaWhere can I publish a book in Canada?
Publish a book yourself
Atkinson is a free-lance author and journalist in Ottawa. She began Mirror Image Publishing in 2012 to publish her first novel Stuck herself. She' s learnt so much, especially when it came to editing and selling a book, that she started to offer counsel and service to other non-author.
She released her second novel, Letter from Labrador, in 2016. Having authored two of her own works, mainly self-published literature and non-fiction, Stacey took what she had learnt and created an on-line course on the publication of a book. This course sketches a ten-step self-publication workflow, which includes writing, editing, designing, printing, distributing, marketing and budgeting a book.
Stacey will be explaining her ten-step procedure and answering your self-publish related snippets. She' ll also ask them to publish their own tales.
Authors find their way to the Internet through self-publication
However, when the book publishing houses of the past declined to publish the book of the canadienne writer Shadonna Richard, she herself chose to publish it on the internet - and found a large public and unbelievable results. Richard is now Amazon's #1 Kindle bestselling writer, with 110,000 credits to download. Richard is a part timed nursing student who says she always wanted to be a writer.
"I' ve been writing tales since I was a little girl," said Richard in Canada on Monday. "However, I seriously followed it five years ago when I began to submit my scripts to all kinds of publishing houses and agents." were not interested. Richard reckons she's got about 200 rejections over the years.
Then, she was reading about Amanda Hocking, an US writer who was also denied, but chose to publish her own book via Amazon.com's Kindle e-book servic. During the first two years of its on-line publication, Hocking made more than $2 million. "And so I thought, "Maybe I can try that," said Richard.
First, Richard was offering their motivation book for purchase, but they didn't do well. The news then circulated through a few book blogs. "You were talking about my book "An Unsuspected Bride", and before you know it, 43,000 men have bought this book from all over the word in seven months," said Poul.
Self-released writers are selling their booklets for between 99 cents and $2.99 - a charity as opposed to the $30 or so loaded on hardcover at your local bookshop. However, writers will receive a much larger share of emoluments than they would from a conventional publishers, Richards states. Richards has released two more since her first book in August last year:
It' quite practical because Richards was unemployed last year with an accident at work. Self-editing is her "saving grace," she says. "and all the other editors and operatives who turned me down, really did me a favor," Richards says. There''s a few things you can do yourself, Richards says.
"She says it begins with a really, really good book. You' ll also need to know how to advertise your book well on the website. "Well camouflaged," guesses Richards. "I' ve made the artwork for all my ledgers. I' m guessing a bunch of folks are judging a book by its frontpage.
It is also important to have a large cover text to promote the book. Richard thinks that what sells to the" An Unnexpected Bride" is the two-line cover she used. I just had faith in myself," says Richards. Although she still likes to help and is likely to go back to health care as soon as she has recovered from her injuries, Richards is also enthusiastic about her work.