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This page is made with you in mind. You can access original writing prompts, self publishing tips, a lit mag guide, as well as other goodies. If you are wondering how to join an in-person group, please contact me via email or instagram. For more information about the online feedback groups, see the WriteFlow Workshops page.
SELF PUBLISHING
Self publishing means you have full control (and responsibility!) over all aspects of the publishing process from editing and proofreading to marketing and distribution. If you choose to go this route, check out some of the resources below.

Tell Tell Poetry

Poets looking to self-publish have a fabulous option in Tell Tell Poetry which specializes in guiding poets through the self-publishing process. Run by a fellow poet, Tell Tell can get your book from zero to published in around 90 days.



StoryOrigin's Complete Email Marketing Guide

The popularity of straight-to-your-inbox newsletters has soared in recent years and it's still an effective way to market both self-published and traditionally published books. StoryOrigin provides an in-depth guide for how to build an email list specifically for readers as well as more general email marketing strategy tips.



How to Self Publish on Amazon

The popularity of straight-to-your-inbox newsletters has soared in recent years and it's still an effective way to market both self-published and traditionally published books. StoryOrigin provides an in-depth guide for how to build an email list specifically for readers as well as more general email marketing strategy tips.



How to Create an eBook for Free Using Calibre

Bound to Writing has put together a complete guide for how to create an eBook in the correct formats needed for most eReaders using Calibre. This guide walks you through step-by-step how to turn your book word doc into a finished eBook.



IngramSpark's Self Publishing Guide

IngramSpark is self-publishing platform and global distributor of books. In fact, a big part of their business is helping independent publishers make books available worldwide. Their self-publishing guide offers an overview with information ranging from estimated costs to publish to editing tips.



Jane Friedman's Online Self-Publishing Classes

Industry veteran Jane Friedman hosts a variety of affordable online classes taught by writers, editors, and publishers on topics ranging from Self-Publishing Foundations to Unlocking Brand Recognition for Authors.



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