Resources for Self Publishing


  • Carroll, William.  Self Publishing Made Easy.  San Marcos, CA:  Coda Publications, 1999.
  • Fry, Patricia L. The Right Way to Write, Publish and Sell Your Book. 2nd ed. Ojai, CA: Matilija Press, 2007
  • Poynter, Dan.  Self-Publishing Manual:  How To Write, Print, and Sell Your Own Book.  15th ed.  Santa Barbara, CA:  Para Publishing, 2006.
  • Rich, Jason R.  Self-Publishing for Dummies.  Hoboken, NJ:  Wiley, 2006.
  • Ross, Tom and Marilyn.  The Complete Guide to Self-Publishing: Everything You Need to Know to Write, Publish, Promote and Sell Your Own Book. 4th ed.  Cincinnati, OH:  Writer’s Digest Books, 2002.
  • Sander, Jennifer Basye.  The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Self-Publishing.  New York, NY: Alpha Books, 2005.
  • Start Your Own Self-Publishing Business:  Your Step-by-Step Guide to Success.  2nd ed.  Irvine, CA:  Entrepreneur Press, 2007.



  • IBPA (Independent Book Publishers Association)
  • SPAN (Small Publishers Association of North America)
  • SPAWN (Small Publishers, Artists, and Writers Network)





2 responses to “Resources for Self Publishing

  1. lawrenceez

    Thanks for sharing the information. I’m seriously looking into self-publishing options, although I would like to go down a more conventional route first.

    All the best,


  2. I’m going to take a crack at selling my book as a craft item. Maybe I should open an etsy account.