If you’ve ever thought about self publishing but didn’t know where to start, this can help.
- How to Self-Publish a Book: the first thing you need to know
- How to Format a Book in 6 Powerful Steps • Ebook Formatting: how to format it
- What Does It Take To Be A “Bestselling Author”? $3 and 5 Minutes. | Observer: how to (cynically) promote it
- Russell Smith: Self-published authors may be no worse off than the rest of us – The Globe and Mail: why it’s not a bad idea
- Make-Your-Own Cookbook: Dinner: not really about self-publishing as it is about making your own personal cookbook via the NYTimes
How so? Here is a list of one hundred books by great women authors on a wide range of topics, including graphic novels like Persepolis. Hay Festival of Literature and the Arts – #VOTE100BOOKS.
Regardless of the voting and which book gets the most, it is safe to say that everything listed is worth seeking out.
It’s unlikely even well read people haven’t read all these. If you find you want to read more women, you’re bound to find things on that list.
This piece on how to be a better Op-Ed writer is also good advice for people writing essays or any other pieces. Anyone wanting to be a better writer would do well to read it.
And thanks to Emily Temple, who has compiled much of this advice in one article, which is here: Kazuo Ishiguro: ‘Write What You Know’ is the Stupidest Thing I’ve Ever Heard at Literary Hub.
Worth reading, both for fans of the author and for writers looking to improve their craft.
(Image via The Paris Review, which has a good interview with Ishiguro here.)