These video lessons will take you through the steps to publishing an ebook on Kindle and other distributors.
You get the information you need to get ready before you open the accounts, and then the key information about how to format your book. In short, everything you need to make your book successful.
Covers and Marketing copy are important to getting your book in front of readers. At the end of the course, you’ll have a basic knowledge of the components of a book blurb that will attract your readers.
You’ll get tips and pointers on creating or commissioning a cover for your book to catch the reader’s eye as they browse through all of the books on Amazon.
Before you open an account, get these items in place or in progress.
Who will distribute my books?
There are good and not-so-good things about every distributor.
Remind me what you just told me about the distributors.
Formatting your ebook is important so you present a professional book to the reader.
Fine details of formatting that will save you time later.
The steps you need to take to get your book uploaded for Kindle readers.
A few tweaks and you can upload to Kobo and other distributors of fine ebooks.
Creating your own Epub files is easier than you thought. Learn how here.
Learn the extra steps that Smashwords requires.
Learn the value of an Author Page and how to create yours.
Learn two solid marketing tips that you can implement when your books are for sale.
This summarizes the learnings and holds the resources to be downloaded.
Perry Wilson lives in New Westminster, BC and writes under the pen name P.A. Wilson. She is a project management consultant and has more than 30 years of people and project management wisdom to share.
As an author, her love of fantasy and mystery led her to reactivate her lifelong drive to tell stories at the age of 50. Participating in National Novel Writing Month in 2008 woke the author in her resulted in the first Madeline Journey: Off Track.
Since then, she's advised and mentored budding authors on how to take the next step toward getting published.
As a member of both the Vancouver Writer's Social Group and The Federation of B.C. Writers, she has developed a method of uncovering the writing style of an author and helping them blossom.
As a Project Management Consultant, she has helped clients manage people through massive organizational change and delivered projects ranging from construction of new buildings to improving operational efficiency.