Self-Publishing Tip — 11

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If you are planning to publish your book, avoid using Vanity Presses at all costs. Their only concern is to make money for themselves, not the author. They get all the money they need from people who want to see their work in print. They do not  help to market your published work or get it into book stores. They offer package deals, yet still find ways to bilk an author out of more money. The biggest offender in the world of Vanity Press is Author Solutions. They own or operate vanity imprints AuthorHouse, DellArte, iUniverse, Trafford Publishing, West Bow, and Xlibris No matter how desperate you are to see your work published, you can do it yourself with little to no expense. Do your research  before you decide to go through a company to publish your work. A great site to check out is Preditors and Editors.

About Anna Dobritt

Anna Dobritt is an independent eBook author and an indie publisher of RPG PDFs and fantasy maps through Cartography Unlimited for RPGs. She loves to read and write, and lives in Michigan. Anna enjoys watching Dr. Who, both the classic episodes from the 1960s-1980s and the current episodes. Anna has three trilogies in the queue: Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe – Volume 1: The Beginning has been released, and Volume 2: Discovery, is going through the editing and revision process, with plans to self-publish in 2016. Volume 3: Truth is currently being written. Two other trilogies are The Archivist — Lenara Lenquil Adventures, and the Guardian Blades Trilogy. Anna has self-published Volume 1 of the Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe titled The Beginning; three short stories: The Hunter, First Raven, Raven Voice; a novelette titled Raven Flight, and a collection of short fiction titled Whispers from Within. Where the imagination soars on glowing wings! May the words ever flow!
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