by Leslie Lehr on Author Imprints site:
Leslie Lehr-Is Your Book Ready to Self-Publish?There is no step in the self-publishing process more important than writing a book worthy of reading. It’s the “product”, of course, and all other steps in the publishing journey begin with your words.
In traditional publishing the author has a team, or at least an editor, to shape the book into the masterpiece you hope it can become. But what happens when you self-publish?
In this guest post, Leslie Lehr shares a 12-step checklist every author should follow. Leslie is an award-winning author who is both traditionally published—fiction and non-fiction—and a publisher of her own imprint, GoodPressBooks. She is also a novel consultant and query letter writer for authors.