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Its intention is to provide information that will make your book run smoothly and easily. Earn up to 70% royalty on sales to customers in the. What you should know before publishing your first ebook. The best sections in this book are about marketing. Read a number of examples before you write your own. Fiction and nonfiction writers alike can create, print, and sell their books through all major retail channels. Publish your own book is a phrase often seen in internet ads and heard from frustrated writers who are finding it difficult to get their novel or nonfiction book published. Our print on demand books are exactly the same as the books we produce. Another path is to start your own publishing company. We respond to every email and snail mail submission. How to publish a book and sell your first 1,000 copies by joe bunting 102 comments i work with a lot of writers, and by far the most frustrated, disappointed, and confused writers i work with arent the ones chasing after the publication of their first book, trying to figure out how to publish a book for the first time. Publishing an ebook is a daunting task so daunting many writers keep their brilliant messages to themselves rather than.1464 762 1011 1014 1283 1072 184 1448 169 1301 930 47 1004 366 1225 1287 652 1036 165 393 928 1245 310 262 1007 1286 87 966 274 7 1128 629 1104 1430 1445 1323 1045 1141 397 1331 1284 395 1361 541 405 1210 817 637 383