Guide To Self-Publishing: Being Superficial

a beginner's guide to self publishing part 3

This post continues from a previous one: Beginner’s Guide To Self-Publishing: Making a Book   “I have a photo that would make a really great book cover!” No you don’t. If you’re not a professional photographer, or have professional level skill, no you don’t. Don’t take your cute photo, type on the title and upload […]

Beginner’s Guide To Self-Publishing: Making a Book

a beginner's guide to self publishing part 2

As much as I wish it weren’t true, there’s a lot involved in making a good book besides reading AlexClermontWrites.com posts. I’ll have to assume you’ve written a book of some quality and move from there.

Beginner’s Guide To Self-Publishing: Some Basics

a begginer's guide to self publishing part 1

This is for folks who have absolutely no idea on how to begin self-publishing—the same folks who have been asking me questions. With that being said, let’s go where no one… well, where a few folks have gone before.

Editor Interview — Pat Dobie

Alex Clermont Writes editor interview pat dobie

You need an editor. That’s not a comment on your writing skills, so much as the fact that you’re a human being and imperfect by nature. No matter your level of skill you need an editor because writing is a very solitary exercise. Seeing things only from your perspective leads to obvious mistakes or complications that a second set of eyes will pick up.