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:

Via KDP Publishing, you’ll be able to distribute your books to the 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:

Author Central Amazon UK:

Author Central Germany:




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:


Google Play:

All Romance Ebooks/Omnilit:


Authors & Book Publishers FAQ:

To sell books on iBooks, compelete the application:

Paperback Only—Print on demand:



Nook Press Print Publishing:




Nook Press (Barnes & Noble):


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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

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