Seminar Links

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Writing to you now from the Northern Colorado Writer’s Conference in Fort Collins, Colorado. I’m giving a two-hour seminar on self-publishing. Below, you’ll find a series of links that will be mentioned in the seminar. Feel free to copy and past these resources. My best wishes to those that forge ahead and put their dream in print!

If you are looking for traditional publishing venues and want to go beyond the Novel and Short Story Writer’s Market, I recommend the pay service ($5 a month subscription).

https://duotrope.com/

If you are considering POD template companies, the following website will help you compare them:

http://booksandtales.com/pod/

Crowd-funded hybrid companies include Inkshares and Unbound:

https://www.inkshares.com/

https://unbound.com/

Other hybrid links:

https://evolvedpub.com/

https://shewritespress.com/

https://www.everafterromance.com Hybrid for Romance writing only

http://reputationbooksllc.com/

Want to publish an eBook with Kindle Direct Publishing? Start here:

https://kdp.amazon.com/en_US/

Or Smashwords?

https://www.smashwords.com/about

Publish that eBook on Kobo?

https://www.kobo.com/us/en/p/writinglife

CreateSpace will print books for you, with or without your company imprint (depending on whether you buy an ISBN or use CreateSpace’s ISBN).

https://www.createspace.com/

Barnes & Noble Press will print books or format eBooks for you:

https://press.barnesandnoble.com/print-on-demand

Here’s the eBook formatter I use.

https://www.52novels.com/

Here’s another (less expensive) formatter option:

https://www.liberwriter.com/

Starting a company? In Colorado, you’ll search for a trademark.

https://www.sos.state.co.us/biz/AdvancedSearchCriteria.do

Have a company name? You’ll need to apply for a business license.

http://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/BusinessAndLicensing/main.html

You’ll have to pay sales taxes, of course:

Colorado Department of Revenue

https://www.colorado.gov/revenueonline/_/

Purchasing ISBNs?

https://www.myidentifiers.com/get-your-isbn-now?gclid=Cj0KCQjwqYfWBRDPARIsABjQRYwktOLUOcHJbNuyrfd5AdnzkLOBJsEpU5WUPz8sMomceZv_dJtljN4aAi8KEALw_wcB

Lightning Source and Ingram Spark:

https://myaccount.lightningsource.com/

http://www.ingramspark.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About Brian C. Kaufman

Author, educator, cook. Given a tilt of fate, that might have been lead guitarist, pro wrestler, radio evangelist. You never know.
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