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'How to Self-Publish a Book on CreateSpace & Amazon' is a book that talks the reader through the self-publishing process on Amazon and CreateSpace. The book shows you how to publish and distribute your own work in print and Kindle eBook format. It also contains sound advice on pricing and how much money you are likely to make by selling your book.
You can learn more by reading the about the book section on this page.
The book is available in print and Kindle format from Amazon and in print from CreateSpace. Links to the book's product pages can be found below.
CreateSpace is the cheapest place to buy printed books.
Amazon is the cheapest place to buy eBooks.
The book is sold very cheaply as it was not written with profit in mind. So Kindle eBook prices start from £0.99 / $0.99 and print copies start from as little as £4.20 / $6.00 (depending on current exchange rates).
You can find the Kindle eBooks on Amazon here:
The book is also available on all of Amazon's country specific websites - just visit your local Amazon site and search for the Amazon Standard Identification Number (ASIN):
You can buy printed books using the links below:
You can also purchase printed copies of the book directly from CreateSpace.
The book shows you clearly how to self-publish using CreateSpace, an Amazon owned company.
'How to Self-Publish a Book on CreateSpace & Amazon' contains many screenshots of the self-publishing process, accompanied by lots of practical advice based on years of hands-on experience with publishing books.
This includes tips on:
And much more.
A copy of 'How to Self-Publish a Book on CreateSpace & Amazon', held by author Chris Fielden
The book was originally written as a blog post for Matthew Woodward's blog.
Matthew runs an award winning internet marketing blog that gives lots of free advice, much like I do with my website. Because of this, I approached Matthew about writing a post for his website.
Originally, I suggested writing about how I had grown the audience on my website and then decided to give up work to try and make a living from my blog. Given my background with writing short stories and self-publishing, Matthew asked me to write about how to self-publish a book on CreateSpace and Amazon instead. So I did.
To write about the self-publishing process accurately, making sure I didn't leave anything out, I had to produce a book. So I decided to make the post I was writing into a book as a live example, clearly showing how easy it is to self-publish. Hence the book was born.
The book is priced cheaply as it was not originally written with profit in mind. The vast majority of the content is available to read for free on Matthew's blog, so it seems unreasonable to charge a lot of money for it.
You can read the book for free on Matthew Woodward's website.
The printed and Kindle version exist so the reader can clearly see how the post was converted into the format for a printed and Kindle book. It also allowed me to show pricing, distribution and royalty options using a real-life example.
I run this website and have many years' experience of self-publishing my books and selling them through Amazon and CreateSpace.
I run the To Hull & Back annual humorous short story competition. Every year, I use CreateSpace and Amazon KDP to create and publish the anthology.
I also used Amazon KDP and CreateSpace to publish my book How to Write a Short Story, Get Published & Make Money which was released in 2015 after undertaking years of extensive research.
You can learn lots more about me in the About section of this website.