Self Publishing Books for Teachers: Everything to Know

I’m working on a series of posts on everything you need to know about self publishing. My experience is in education so much of what I write will be best for teachers or non-fiction. However, self publishing is self publishing and a book is a book, so there should be something here for every author. I’m covering¬† resources you need and where to get them. What can you do yourself and what are the advantages of hiring a professional editor or book designer? What should you expect when hiring a professional and how can you spot scams? Do you need a self publishing services company?

I also talk about topics that first time self-publishers may not be familiar with such as meta-data and ISBNs. I also discuss copyright issues for indie publishers. And I discuss where to sell your book, with a focus on print-on-demand services like Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing, IngramSpark from Ingram Content Group and more.

I’m hoping to turn this into a comprehensive guide for all educators looking to self-publish, so feel free to leave comments with your own advice. Or send in questions in comments or by email and let me know what else you’d like to learn about.

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