Self-Publishing Solutions

Are you a writer who is interested in self-publishing but doesn't have the time for formatting and/or uploading an ebook?

Are you considering self-publishing but not sure how to go about it or where to start?

Are you about to submit your manuscript to a publisher and would like an extra pair of eyes to read through it before you do?

Are you in need of assistance with your promotion via social media?

Maybe I can help.

I have experience of formatting and uploading to Kindle, Smashwords, CreateSpace and Lulu and have done so for several authors (some examples are shown below).

I'd also be able to advise you on the basics of setting up an online presence, which is essential for marketing yourself and your publications. (I currently run several Twitter streams on behalf of other companies or individuals, as well as my own.)

I also have recommendations if you are looking other publishing professionals such as editors, proofreaders, cover designers, PR companies, typesetters etc.

Basically, if you need help in any way, and I can offer it, I will.

Please contact me initially via my contact page and I will be happy to discuss your requirements with you.

References are available on request.





Below are some books I have had the pleasure of working on:


Applause, by Madalyn Morgan.
This is the second in a series of four books. Applause is now available for Kindle, with a paperback coming very soon.










French Blue by Natasha Bond.
This author asked if I would help edit her manuscript before she submitted it to her publisher. Cover image and link to follow.




Second Intention by Anthony Venner.
For this author I formatted and uploaded the book for Kindle and for a CreateSpace paperback.





Area 57 by Richard Harrington.
For this author I formatted and uploaded for Kindle, put text for the cover onto a chosen image, and am helping with ongoing promo work.

Receipt for A Dead Canary by Elizabeth Lucas Harrison.
I formatted this book and uploaded it to Kindle.










100 by Debbie Viggiano.
I formatted and uploaded this book for Kindle.





The Ex Factor by Debbie Viggiano.
I formatted and uploaded this book for Kindle and paperback.








  
Ocean Ranger One by Paul Norris.
For this author I formatted and uploaded for Kindle and Createspace paperback.




Mixed Emotions by Debbie Viggiano is a collection of short stories.
I formatted and uploaded this book for Kindle and paperback.


Cooking Up A Storm by Sue Welfare.
I formatted and uploaded this book for paperback and Kindle formats.







Girl vs Earl by Phillipa Ashley is available for the US market (via Amazon.com for Kindle).
I formatted and uploaded this book to Amazon.com.










Foxden Acres by Madalyn Morgan is now available for Kindle and in paperback. This is the first in a series of four books.

Settlers In T'Dale by Ian Long is a book that I project-managed the publication process for.
I selected and liaised with the editor, designed the cover for Kindle and formatted and uploaded the book to Kindle.



Lipstick and Lies is Debbie Viggiano's sequel to her fantastic debut novel Stockings and Cellulite. She asked me to format it for Kindle and Lulu.

  
Lily's Pink Cloud is Debbie Viggiano's first publication for children. She asked me if I would format and upload this short story to Kindle and Lulu.



My first freelance formatting job was for Debbie Viggiano. I formatted Flings and Arrows for Kindle, Smashwords and Lulu and did the uploading for Debbie. We also discussed marketing ideas, with a focus on Kindle promotions and blogging.








Emma Jameson is an American author, who writes books set in England. She asked me to read through Blue Murder and give her feedback from the point of view of a British person.
Emma's books are available from a wide variety of booksellers, including Amazon.



When Dreams Come True is my second novel for older children.
For this book I worked with 3 beta readers and an editor. I liaised with a photographer who took the cover shot for me to my specifications. I did the cover design myself using GIMP and formatted for Lulu, Kindle and Smashwords







A Knowing Look and Other Stories is my own self-published collection of short stories. I described this process on my blog using the label My Self-Publishing Adventures.
I liaised with an editor and cover designer, and did my own Kindle, Lulu and Smashwords formatting.

2 comments:

  1. I can only applaud Rebecca for her wonderful help which came at a time when I was despairing. If it hadn't been for Rebecca's help, Flings and Arrows would be gathering dust with zero sales. She kickstarted both my novel and my bank balance, and I will be returning to her again and again.

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    1. Thank you so much, Debbie, that's a very kind comment.

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