Places to Self-Publish

Places to Self-Publish

Info you’ll need to set up as a self-publisher includes:  legal name, address, bank account number and routing number, and a tax payer ID.  Optional:  DBA (Doing Business As), and Bowker ISBNs.

 

KDP Publishing:  https://kdp.amazon.com/

Via KDP Publishing, you’ll be able to distribute your books to the Amazon.com as well as the other countries where Amazon has a presence.

Author Central—Setup your author profile & claim books. Now, you’d think there’d be one author central for all Amazons.  There’s not.

 

Author Central Amazon US:  https://authorcentral.amazon.com/

Author Central Amazon UK:  https://authorcentral.amazon.co.uk/

Author Central Germany:  http://authorcentral.amazon.de

France:  https://authorcentral.amazon.fr/gp/landing?

Japan:  http://authorcentral.amazon.co.jp

 

Canada and Australia: No Author Centrals yet.

Third Party Distributor:

In the event you’re looking for a third party distributor, you have two real choices. Each one of these will take about a 10% cut of the profits but they only require one setup and then they’ll distribute the book to Kobo, B&N, iBooks, etc.*

*For a full list, consult the websites.

Draft to Digital: https://draft2digital.com/

Smashwords:  https://www.smashwords.com/

Google Play:  https://play.google.com/books/publish/

All Romance Ebooks/Omnilit:  https://www.allromanceebooks.com/publishers/index.php

iBooks:

Authors & Book Publishers FAQ:  https://www.apple.com/itunes/working-itunes/sell-content/books/book-faq.html

To sell books on iBooks, compelete the application:  https://itunesconnect.apple.com/WebObjects/iTunesConnect.woa/wa/bookSignup

Paperback Only—Print on demand:

CreateSpace:   http://createspace.com/

 

Nook Press Print Publishing:  https://www.nookpress.com/

 

Kobo:   https://www.kobo.com/writinglife

 

Nook Press (Barnes & Noble):  https://www.nookpress.com/

 

Bio and Social Media

Author Melissa Snark lives in the San Francisco bay area with her husband, three children, and a glaring of litigious felines. She reads and writes fantasy and romance, and is published with The Wild Rose Press & Nordic Lights Press. She is a coffeeoholic, chocoholic, and a serious geek girl. Her Loki’s Wolves series stems from her fascination with wolves and mythology.  She blogs about books and writing on http://www.thesnarkology.com/.

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