Self-publishing, she says, depends on two different skills – writing and marketing and you need to be very good at both, although in the long run writing is the most important skill.
Professional help is another must. You can’t successfully self publish a book by yourself and you will need professional editing, proof-reading, a cover and perhaps someone to typeset your book for print, or prepare e-books for you.
You need a website to showcase yourself and so that readers outside of your immediate circles can find you and you need to build a following on social media.
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