You wrote a book. What now?
If you are new to publishing, simply follow our step-by-step publishing guide to become a published author. Although writing is a solitary profession, you are not alone; we have plenty of resources to get your book ready for sale. You only need to write and edit your book, and design your cover; we'll help with the rest.
Writing
1
We can't write your book for you, but we hope that you can find the right mix of what you and your readers love.
Editing
2
A second pair of eyes is always needed. Hire an editor, get a beta or join a writers' group.
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 a print and an ebook distributor you trust. PublishDrive offers a
no-upfront-cost solution to all your ebook distribution needs.
Marketing
6
It is not enough to publish a book; you have to get the word out. Create some buzz!
Reports
7
You have to know how many books you've sold and where 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
We can't write your book for you, but we hope that you can find the right mix of what you and your readers love.
2
Editing
A second pair of eyes is always needed. Hire an editor, get a beta or join a writer's group.
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 a print and an ebook distributor you trust. PublishDrive offers a no-upfront-cost solution to all your ebook distribution needs.
6
Marketing
It is not enough to publish a book; you have to get the word out. Create some buzz.
7
Reports
You have to know how many books you've sold and where 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
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