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The Economical Guide to Self-Publishing: How to Produce and Market Your Book on a Budget

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During a tough economy, when traditional publishers are tightening their belts and accepting fewer authors, printing less books and spending less on promoting books they've already printed, a writer's dream of becoming a published author doesn't have to end--or even be put on hold.

Unpublished and published authors alike learn valuable tips to successfully and profitably se
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Kindle Edition, 2nd edition, 196 pages
Published August 18th 2009 by Five Star Publications, Inc. (first published December 1st 1995)
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Kristi Bernard
Jan 20, 2011 Kristi Bernard rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Linda F. Radke, owner of Five Star Publishing, has written a book that will enlighten and assist authors on a journey down the road to publication with ease and understanding. I was so surprised to open this book and find so many secrets revealed. Not only will readers get helpful tips on formatting, typesetting, grammar and working with an independent contractor but they will also get examples and first hand experiences laid out to help the reader better understand the process. With the help of ...more
Kristi Bernard
Sep 11, 2011 Kristi Bernard rated it it was amazing
Linda F. Radke, owner of Five Star Publishing, has written a book that will enlighten and assist authors on a journey down the road to publication with ease and understanding. I was so surprised to open this book and find so many secrets revealed. Not only will readers get helpful tips on formatting, typesetting, grammar and working with an independent contractor but they will also get examples and first hand experiences laid out to help the reader better understand the process. With the help of ...more
Geri Ahearn
Jul 14, 2009 Geri Ahearn rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

**An Instructive Time And Money Saving Handbook**


"THE ECONOMICAL GUIDE TO SELF-PUBLISHING 2nd Edition" is an essential
tool needed for successful Self-Publication, which offers great support
to be a contender in today's very competitive market. This unique book
introduces an incredibly powerful concept of Self-Publishing, and how it
works. This simple, easy-to-read guide explains how to get started, while clearly describing what the author needs to know. This complete
guide to Self-Publishing offers
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Shannon Wyss
Not terribly well-edited. Every book has errors, and this one wasn't the worst i've read. But for a book on self-publishing, i kind of expected to see almost none. I wonder if the author had anyone read the manuscript before she published it. I was also surprised by the frequency with which she mentions other ways of communicating (fax, mail, postcards, etc.) before the internet and e-mail. I wonder if the publishing industry is really still that non-internet-based. Guess i'll find out soon! Des ...more
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