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The most comprehensive manual on self-publishing is now even better!
At 400 pages and now indexed for easier reference, The Global Indie Author is the
definitive guide to this rapidly expanding industry. A beacon in the sea of conflicting
information, The Global Indie Author separates fact from fiction and provides clear
advice for implementing a successful self-publishing plan.
This edition has been completely updated and includes over 120 additional pages of
new information such as U.S. and foreign content restrictions, advanced image handling
techniques, building an ePub from your manuscript using Sigil, designing a print
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and step-by-step instructions walk you through formatting techniques for Kindle,
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The Global Indie Author, 2nd Edition continues the first edition’s success in exposing
secrets industry players don't want revealed so they can lock you into unfavourable
contracts, take your money before you start asking questions, or convince you that
what is good for them is good for you. And by adding information relevant to non-U.S.
writers, The Global Indie Author provides the necessary know-how for anyone who desires
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The Global Indie Author, 2nd Edition covers:
* Book Structure * Manuscript Editing * Copyright * Libel, Copyright and Trademark
Infringement * The ISBN System * Software * Cover and Interior Images * Manuscript
Formatting for eBooks * HTML Editing * Creating and Testing Kindle Books and
ePubs * Print Production * Distribution and Royalties * Marketing * Payments
and Withholding Tax * The Vanity Press Machine
Praise for the previous edition:
"I have read many books about self-publishing and have to say how impressed I am
with the incredible detail and research that went into putting this book together.
Demers goes through virtually everything an author who wants to understand this world
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list for anybody considering learning more about self-publishing in either print
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-- Mark Lefebvre, Director, Self-Publishing and Author Relations, Kobo Writing Life
"The Global Indie Author includes vital information for those who are not US citizens
but who want to sell in the US (and other) markets. Americans will also find it helpful.
I also found the writing, particularly that in the introduction, engaging. I am already
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-- Audrey Owen, Writer'sHelper.com
"This book is well-written, well-organized, and very thorough. Demers’ writing background
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see my blog site for The Global Indie Author.
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