Learn to Upload Electronic & Print Books

Do-it-yourself has flooded the publishing industry. The landscape of publishing has changed so much in the last several years. More and more authors are skipping the query-writing, agent-hunting, contract-grasping travails of writers past, and taking their books in hand to make their publishing dreams a reality.

Because of the rapid changes, it's hard for writers to keep up with what to do and how to do it. There are resources waiting for self-publishing writers, but it's difficult to weed through the enormous amounts out there.

Mary DeMuth is both a traditionally published author, and the author of several ebooks. She has put together a free report: Free Step-by-step guide to uploading e & print books.

In this 30-page guide, DeMuth shares:

~how to upload an ebook in 7 steps

~how to upload a physical book on CreateSpace in less than 2 hours

~the site she uses in conjunction with PayPal to administrate her e-purchases

~a brief overview of copyediting and writing mistakes to get your manuscript in shape

~marketing tips for your new book

~photos of the exterior and interior of books from CreateSpace

If you're interested in the free book, head over to DeMuth's site Write Uncaged. Signing up for her free monthly newsletter gives you the book in a few minutes. While you're there, check out DeMuth's blog, with posts like Why Writers Can Seldom Live On Advances. And don't miss the freebie page, with articles on querying, becoming an email jedi, and publishing myths.

Have you taken the plunge into self-publishing? Are you considering it?


  1. I'm not really considering it. However, when I look at conference agents, who seek nonfiction clients "where the author has a huge platform," I think I need to understand all my options. Tonight's Pikes Peak Writers Write Brain is focusing on New models in publishing. So, I'm looking forward to the panel assembled.

  2. My plan is to take a shot at traditional publishing. No matter what happens, I think going through the process will teach me things, and make my manuscript stronger. But I love learning all the options. It seems so many authors are doing dual-publishing, so the information is good to keep up with.


  3. Hi Deborah. Thanks for this information. I've gone both routes. Once the book is up, you can't tell how it got there--if you do it right. Thanks for posting, thanks for all you do for the writing community. Jack

  4. That's a good point, Jack. Especially if the editing is great (and the cover, too), it would be hard to tell where it came from.




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