When should you start your POD and eBook preparation?

After having half dozen traditional books published and doing it myself and equal number of times – my opinion is that the minute you’ve sent out that first rush of queries and sample chapters should be the moment a writer should start formatting their manuscript for POD and/or eBook upload ( and preparing additional support material) Publishers are under siege, not just from self-published authors, other aggressive publishers, but also because the economy stinks, fewer people are reading fiction and the incredible completion from free reading options, from the Huffington post to those often visited sites that cannot be mentioned.
Even if your book is accepted by a traditional publisher, and you get that (incredibly small) advance, you’ll still have to get out from behind that desk and promote your product. The days of walking to the mailbox and collecting your six figure royalty check never existed and certainly aren’t going to start any time soon.
The great news is that there are free resoureces books on how to upload your eBooks to the Nook and Kindle. There are also free guides offered from Print on Demand companies.
Check out this link for POD advice – http://www.booksandtales.com/pod/
May you win at the bank of book, no matter what path you end up taking.

About 3by3 writing method

The author of 12 books, half of them textbooks, two novels and three self help. has struggled with his challenges of completion, distractions, plotting and writers block. Finally after getting stopped I stopped and analyzed what was going on and spent a lot of introspection, research and reading trying to locate the source of these issues. The result of was the 3by3 writing method - a three step program to start and then continue the process of completing a story all the way to publication.
This entry was posted in The 3by3 writing method and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s