You wrote a book. What now?
If you are new to publishing, take a look at our step-by-step guide to becoming a published author. Although writing is a solitary profession, you're not completely alone on your journey; we have the resources to get your book ready for sale. As you focus on creating your book, we help with the rest.
Writing
1
No surprise here. Get in the zone and do the thing you love!
Editing
2
Get a second pair of eyes by hiring an editor, asking friends, or joining writer groups (we can also prepare review copies for you!)
Cover design
3
Create an amazing cover. We recommend hiring a designer
or try Canva for free.
Layout
4
Form versus content? Your book deserves a beautiful print and ebook layout. We can help with the latter.
Publishing
5
Find print and ebook distributors you trust. Look for where you can get the best benefits and have all your distribution needs met (hi, PublishDrive is one!)
Marketing
6
It's not enough to just publish; get the word out and create some buzz! We can help you here with special marketing offers.
Reports
7
Knowing how many books you’ve sold and where will help you to make smart marketing decisions. We offer live sales reports in five major stores, and compiled monthly reports in others.
Royalties
8
You don't have to chase after retailers and worry about invoicing. You get your royalties every month, come rain or shine.
1
Writing
No surprise here. Get in the zone and do the thing you love!
2
Editing
Get a second pair of eyes by hiring an editor, asking friends, or joining writer groups (we can also prepare review copies for you!)
3
Cover Design
Create an amazing cover. We recommend hiring a designer or try Canva for free.
Here's where PublishDrive
comes into play
4
Layout
Form versus content? Your book deserves a beautiful print and ebook layout. We can help with the latter.
5
Publishing
Find print and ebook distributors you trust. Look for where you can get the best benefits and have all your distribution needs met (hi, PublishDrive is one!)
6
Marketing
It's not enough to just publish; get the word out and create some buzz! We can help you here with special marketing offers.
7
Reports
Knowing how many books you’ve sold and where will help you to make smart marketing decisions. We offer live sales reports in five major stores, and compiled monthly reports in others.
8
Royalties
You don't have to chase after retailers and worry about invoicing. You get your royalties every month, come rain or shine.
Learn and grow
To become a successful authorpreneur, join our community and learn from experienced authors. Check out our Author Success Corner for articles, webinars and meetups - free and available for anyone.