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Best Books on the Business of Self Publishing

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  • Successful Self-Publishing

    How to self-publish and market your book in ebook, print and audiobook formats

    by Joanna Penn ...
    Book 1 - Books for Writers
    Do you want to successfully self-publish in ebook, print and audiobook formats?There are thousands of new books being published every day, but many self-published books quickly sink to the bottom of the pile.Many authors are frustrated because there are so many options for self-publishing, and they don't know which one to choose or what will be best for their book.Others spend thousands of dollars ... Read more


  • Dear Writer, You Need to Quit

    by Becca Syme ...
    Book 1 - QuitBooks for Writers
    I know, I know, you don’t want to quit writing, and I’m not going to convince you to quit writing. (I’m really not trying to do that…)But what if you could quit other things? Things that weren’t moving the needle? Things that weren’t bringing you the outcome you want? And there are *so* many things you do need to quit, if you want to be a career author.How do I know this? Because I’ve coached ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Indie Author Mindset

    How changing your way of thinking can transform your writing career

    by Adam L Croft ...
    series Indie Author Mindset
    Do you want to sell more books and earn a good living from your fiction? Discover how to change your way of thinking and revolutionise your writing career.Are you struggling to take your author career on to the next stage? Do you wish you could sell huge numbers of books and make a good income for you and your family? Before he learned to change his mindset, Adam Croft's fiction books earned him ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Successful Author Mindset

    A Handbook for Surviving the Writer's Journey

    by Joanna Penn ...
    Book 4 - Books for Writers
    Being a writer is not just about typing.It’s also about surviving the rollercoaster of the creative journey.Self-doubt, fear of failure, the need for validation, perfectionism, writer’s block, comparisonitis, overwhelm, and much more. When you’re going through these things, it can feel like you’re alone. But actually, they are part of the creative process, and every author goes through them too ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Self-Publisher’s Ultimate Resource Guide

    Every Indie Author’s Essential Directory—To Help You Prepare, Publish, and Promote Professional Looking Books

    “An essential reference to the best publishing resources for every self-published author. Highly recommended.” -- Mark Coker, Smashwords founder“This short-cut to the top pros—editors, designers, marketers, bloggers, distributors—is just exactly what we’ve all been waiting for. This book is a must-have for any author or publisher.” --Penny Sansevieri, Author Marketing ExpertsHere, for the first ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Making It in Historical Fiction

    by Libbie Hawker ...
    The bestselling author of Take Off Your Pants!, the popular outlining guide for writers, is back with another how-to manual for those seeking to start a career in historical fiction.There’s no doubt that historical fiction is popular with readers. In fact, the genre is expanding all the time, gaining market share and influencing other media at a rapid pace. But the HF market has some peculiar ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Business For Authors. How To Be An Author Entrepreneur

    by Joanna Penn ...
    Book 5 - Books for Writers
    Are you ready to take the next step in your author journey?Art for the sake of art is important. Writing for the love of it, or to create something beautiful on the page, is absolutely worthwhile and critical to expand the sum of human expression.But I’m not here to talk about creativity or the craft of writing in this book.My aim is to take the result of your creativity into the realm of actually ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Ten Tips for Topping the Romance Charts

    How To Get Your Own Happy Ever After

    Romance author Serenity Woods and best selling author Mark Dawson provide ten short tips to help the eager beginner interested in turning their hobby of writing romance stories into a way to earn a living. ... Read more


  • How to Work for Yourself: 100 Ways to Make the Time, Energy and Priorities to Start a Business, Book or Blog

    by Bryan Cohen ...
    One of the fastest paths to success is starting a new project like a business, blog, book or some other creative endeavor. Side projects can result in extra income, greater fulfillment and even a more enjoyable career. If you aren't creating something in your spare time, you aren't reaching your full potential.Unfortunately, most people can't find the time, energy or correct life priorities to ... Read more


  • Writers' Yellow Pages

    by Mark J Dawson ...
    Finding the right professional help as a self-published author is always a challenge. In this book, best-selling author Mark Dawson brings together pros who can help your books shine. ... Read more


  • Killing the Top Ten Sacred Cows of Indie Publishing

    A WMG Writer's Guide

    Book 4 - WMG Writer's Guides
    As indie publishing flourishes, many, many myths form around this new booming area of publishing. USA Today bestselling author and major indie blogger Dean Wesley Smith takes a cut at killing some of the myths before they can take root.From the myth that an indie writer can’t get books into bookstores (they can) to the idea that indie publishing must be easy (it is and it isn’t), Dean knocks ten ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Magic Bakery

    Copyright in the Modern World of Fiction Publishing

    Book 13 - WMG Writer's Guides
    USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith helps writers understand the very nature of their business, how to sell more, and make more money from every story.Using the metaphor of a magic bakery, copyright becomes easy to understand, and the writing business makes far more sense.This book functions as a guide to help writers gain more from every story they write, protect their property, and ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • The Book Blueprint

    Expert Advice for Creating Industry-Standard Print Books

    Independent authors don’t just toss their works online anymore. They are increasingly learning to act as publishers when they decide how to design and print their books. And like publishers, they need to make sure their products are the best they can be.The Book Blueprint examines each part of the book, explaining its logic and structure, which in turn influences each part of the book’s design. It ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • How To Make a Living with Your Writing

    Turn Your Words into Multiple Streams Of Income

    by Joanna Penn ...
    Book 3 - Books for Writers
    Do you want to make a living with your writing? Do you want to turn your words into multiple streams of income?I’m Joanna Penn and I left my corporate job a decade ago to become a full-time author entrepreneur. In this completely updated Third Edition, I’ll explain how I make a living with my writing and share tips from other writers on how you can do it too with practical, actionable advice that ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Heinlein's Rules

    Five Simple Business Rules for Writing

    Book 10 - WMG Writer's Guides
    With more than a hundred published novels and more than seventeen million copies of his books in print, USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith follows five simple business rules for writing fiction. And now, he shares how those rules helped shape his successful career.In this WMG Writer’s Guide, Dean takes you step-by-step through Heinlein’s Rules and shows how following those rules can ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Business of Being a Writer

    by Jane Friedman ...
    series Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing
    Writers talk about their work in many ways: as an art, as a calling, as a lifestyle. Too often missing from these conversations is the fact that writing is also a business. The reality is, those who want to make a full- or part-time job out of writing are going to have a more positive and productive career if they understand the basic business principles underlying the industry.The Business of ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • The Indie Author Checklist

    From concept to launch and beyond

    by Adam L Croft ...
    series Indie Author Mindset
    Do you want to write and sell more books? Now you can.Learn how to go from idea to income with the ultimate indie author checklist.The Indie Author Checklist teaches you how to plan your books effectively, get them written and take control of your marketing and launch process with a simple six-stage checklist.In The Indie Author Checklist, you’ll discover:A step-by-step guide to take the sma... ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Business Owner's Compendium

    A layman's guide to starting, owning, and operating a business

    by Joe Solari ...
    Do you wish your business came with an instruction manual?Do you know how to make your customer smile but can't figure out how to get your business to hum?Opportunity knocked, you answered and now you find you have a growing business to operate. This book is for you and the millions of other business owners that have great businesses but never had any formal business training and certainly don't ... Read more

    $9.52 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Six Figure Author

    Using Data to Sell Books

    by Chris Fox ...
    Book 5 - Write Faster, Write Smarter
    Sell Books the Smart WayFive years ago releasing a book as an indie author meant uploading it, then begging everyone you knew to buy it. That method simply doesn't work anymore. Fortunately, there's a better way.Amazon has spent billions of dollars over the last decade building the world's best sales engine. They use machine learning to sell massive piles of books, and that engine is just waiting ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • I Say Publish the Pirate Way

    Pirate Publishing in the Era of the Information Dealer

    Welcome to publishing in the era of the information dealer.Just as the arms dealers and profiteers of the past stirred up murder and chaos for the purpose of profit, so too the information dealers pander to the lowest common denominator for the purpose of profit. Their weapons of choice are link-bait, fake news, click farms, fake reviews, and spammy content.The golden era of the information dealer ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus