Crowdfunding A Novel – Turning A Profit Before You Publish

Regular readers will know that I always stress the importance of a professional package. This means only publishing your best work and having a great cover, neat formatting, proper editing, and an enticing blurb. Some of that stuff you can do on your own, some (usually covers and editing) you have to pay for. And good work doesn’t come cheap. I also try and remind people that we aren’t just competing against other self-publishers, but against the very best books from traditional publishers. When you take this professional approach, it’s important to recoup your costs as quickly as possible. Then every sale after that is pure profit. One of the competitive advantages that publishers have is the ability to take Read More…