How Do I Get My Book Published?

Lynette Noni

One of the questions I’m frequently asked is along these lines:

“I’ve written a book… but how do I get it published?”

The thing is, as simple as that question might seem, the answer is considerably more complicated—and lengthy. But given how many people ask, I figure I should try and answer it as best as I can, so here goes.


The first thing to decide is whether you want to go down the self-publishing or traditional-publishing path. People often ask me what the “best option” is, but honestly, it’s different for everyone. For me personally, when I decided to try and get published, I didn’t believe enough in my own storytelling ability, so I needed the confidence of a publisher backing me and believing in me enough to cover my own insecurities. This meant I decided on the traditional publishing path. But it must be said that I know a number…

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2 thoughts on “How Do I Get My Book Published?

  1. Thanks for this post! I’ve actually started looking around the web for self publishing for poetry, and this information was very helpful. Have you had experience with Amazon publisihg? What was that like?

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