You've Completed Your Novel: Next Steps
For most indie authors with a complete novel in hand (or on their computer), the natural next step will be to get other eyes on their manuscript. Read more
Hiring a Beta Reader
Beta readers are a pivotal part of the self-publishing process. They read your manuscript with the eye of an “average” reader, helping to identify areas of improvement. Read more
Reputable Self-Publishing Resources
With the whole wide world of the internet out there, it can be a bit daunting to put your book into the hands of total strangers. How can you know that these professionals are legitimate? Read more
Where Should I Self-Publish?
Let's take a quick "big picture" look at the differences between KDP and IngramSpark. Read more
Bowker is the only official ISBN agency for the US. You will need an ISBN for each format of your book (paperback, hardcover, e-book, etc.) and a barcode for each printed version.
Draft 2 Digital provides authors with free self-publishing tools, including automated conversion and layout templates and distribution of e-books and paperbacks to all major online retailers and hundreds of storefronts worldwide.