I don’t know about you, but I like to have options. When it comes to getting your book published, you may think there’s only one option available to you. How wrong you are!

 

There are, in fact, three great publishing options available to aspiring authors today.

You don’t have to be perfect for Penguin Random House or suitable for Simon & Schuster to take the next step toward your book publishing dream.

While those are great houses, they’re looking for well-established authors. And most of the folks I talk to are just getting started.

 

How to Publish a Book

 

So in today’s video I’m laying out all the options. You’ll learn:

  • The three most common publishing pathways available today
  • Why aiming for a big house can be an unnecessary headache for a new author
  • The often-overlooked world of independent publishers
  • The self-publishing company I recommend most often
  • And more!

If you’re the kind who likes to have a Plan B in your back pocket, this is the video for you. Watch it here

 

How to Publish a Book

 

Kelly Notaras is the founder of kn literary arts and the author of THE BOOK YOU WERE BORN TO WRITE: Everything You Need to (Finally) Get Your Wisdom Onto the Page and Into the World, published by Hay House. An editor for 20 years, she’s worked at HarperCollins, Penguin, Hyperion and Sounds True. She speaks regularly at the Hay House Writer’s Workshops and offers consultation by appointment. Find out more about how she can help you with your book.