Although I enjoy writing, and think it will always be my first love, I do relish the challenge of self-publishing my own work. It can be tough making all the decisions as to what one wants the finished article to look like – not least of which is the design of the cover.
When I penned “Hey! Zeus!!” I originally intended it to be available only on Kindle, but so many people asked if it was available as a paperback, I thought I would attempt to publish it myself. (Can´t be so hard, can it? EVERYONE is doing it!) Well, I have to say, yes, I did it, but it was harder than I thought.
If anyone wonders why I have an iguana on the cover of my anthology – the answer is - because it´s ´QUIRKY´.
I must have impressed some people, because I had enquiries from friends, asking if I could give them some help with their projects. They seemed to be happy with the advice, so I have decided to put myself forward to help other entrepreneurial authors publish their work.
Not every ´author´ wants to write a best seller. Within the writing group to which I belong, we have people who wish to write their memoirs, but have it available only to their family and close friends, not the general public
However, the publishing process is the same, and it can be quite daunting for anyone considering it for the first time.
In my new website - https://quirkygirlpublishing.wordpress.com - I have included a page of questions and answers, which anyone considering self-publishing for the first time may find useful, along with other information.