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Self Publishing A Book

A series of short articles on the process of publishing your own book. While not intended to be a complete manual, they should give you a clear idea of what is required to produce a finished book with the fewest headaches.

1. Writing A Book
2. Design and Prepress


Information & Production Services

Lasergraphics is a small publishing production and consulting company in Seattle. They use all of the most up-to-date digital methods along with traditional type and calligraphy, and have been making books since 1959.

The Book of Zines
This site, which supplements the Book of Zines (Owl Books) includes a guide to publishing your own zine or e-zine, interviews with more than 60 zine publishers, and links to more than 100 quality zine sites. A great resource.

Gigabooks Hand Binding Headquarters
Information about and products related to making perfect-bound trade paperbacks by hand. Hand-binding presses, computer-printable cover stock, and easy-to-understand instructions.

How To Self Publish
Complete production services for self-publishers. Free guidebook, newsletter et al. Services range from editing, typesetting & graphics to receiving camera-ready material and providing economic printing, binding and shipping. Credit cards accepted, as well as extended payment terms. Sample books available with quotes.

Para Publishing
Para Publishing is the public identity of Dan Poynter, a well-known guru of self publishing since 1969. He sells books and conducts seminars on self publishing, and these have been a popular starting point for many self-publishers. You may find it helpful to supplement his advice with a local publishing consultant who is willing to be there and answer your questions as they arise (and many will).

The Saskatoon Literary Agency
Literary Agency specializing in novels. New and previously published authors welcome. Accepts e-queries, offers contract.

Self Published Books
A list of some interesting self published books. If you would like to see your book here, contact us for submission information.

Tabby House
Tabby House is a highly regarded, nationally known book packaging and publishing company specializing in helping self-publishing authors and small presses produce mainstream books that will stand up to any competition on the shelves of bookstores and libraries.

Word Association Publishers
Word Association is a book specialty company for writers who need editing, production, or marketing services. Your partners in self publishing.

Writing and self-publishing information and links
An ANGEL publications page with information on services for writers and self-publishers, books for writers and self-publishers, self-publishing information and more.

Xeric Foundation
The Xeric Foundation assists comic book creators with some of the costs of self-publishing their work.

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