Self-Publishing

Are you interested in self publishing your novel, memoir, cookbook or poetry? Here's a list of recommended resources for publishing in print and ebook format.

On the Shelf

Authorship – Handbooks & Manuals

Handbooks and advice for starting, and continuing, your authorship career.

Self-Publishing

Guides, handbooks, and "How-Tos" on the self-publishing process.

On the Web

Book Baby

Self-publish your ebook or print book through Book Baby. They feature an upfront fee, and then authors receive 100% of their sales.

Lulu

Since introducing self-publishing in 2002, Lulu.com offers a platform to create hardcover, paperback and ebook print. Lulu is available in six languages: English, French, Spanish, German, Italian and Dutch.

Pressbooks

Create your ebook for free! Pressbooks helps with formatting your manuscript.

Scribd

Scribd offers authors exposure to an established audience of 80 million monthly readers around the globe.

Smashwords

The largest self-publishing platform available, Smashwords is a complete Do-It-Yourself publishing platform that can distribute your manuscript to all of the major ebook sellers.

WattPad

Wattpad is a place to discover and share stories. With Wattpad, anyone can read or write on any device: phone, tablet, or computer.

Multimedia

Online Tools for Self-Publishing