Saturday, November 29, 2008

When The Economy Tanks, It's Time To Publish!

Bottom Line It For Me, Baby Version (200 Words or Less)
The serialized how-to series from The IndieAuthor Guide will continue with my next post. Today, I've got some free holiday goodies to share!

Until the end of December you can get a free, electronic copy of my book, The IndieAuthor Guide (a $24 value), and a free upgrade to CreateSpace's Pro Plan (a $50 value). Indie authorship just doesn't get any cheaper. Read on to discover the secret location of the secret link to get the free book.

Go On An' Run Yo Mouth, I Ain't Got Nuthin' But Time Version (can't promise it won't go on forever):
From now through the end of December I'm making electronic copies of my book,
The IndieAuthor Guide: A Comprehensive Reference to Self-Publishing And Managing Your Career In Indie Authorship available for free download via MarketWatch, one of the websites under The Wall Street Journal umbrella. Check out Marty Orgel's piece, Free Is Priceless, and look for the link in the 'Books and guides' section of the article. The book is provided in HTML format, readable in any browser (Mac or PC), so no special software or ebook reader is required.

Lots of us are struggling in this tough economy (me, too!), but lack of funds need not be a barrier to self-publishing. Publishing to the Kindle is free, and publishing in trade paperback via CreateSpace doesn't have to cost anything more than the price of a single proof copy (about $5 or less, plus shipping). My book will show you exactly how to do both, step-by-step. Through December 31 CreateSpace happens to be offering a free upgrade to their "Pro Plan", a $50 value that enables you to pay less per page to publish and earn a higher royalty per copy sold, so there's never been a more economical time to become an indie author. If you've got a polished manuscript that's ready for a wider audience, now is the time to go for it!

Merry Christmas, Happy Hannukah, Joyous Kwanzaa, Serene Solstice, and Happy New Year to all!!!

1 comment:

Zoe Winters said...

hehe, you covered all your holiday bases there!