When most people think of self publishing, they think of having to go through Amazon or some other company that provides them with very little support. The entire process of trying to get into book publishing as an individual can seem daunting and more that a little scary. However, there are options available that support people through the entire process, giving them the tools and the knowledge that they need to come out with their own top of the line books. These services are still free, but they provide something that companies like Amazon and others that are more well known just can’t seem to offer.
The first thing that they are able to provide to people who are looking to write their own book is a top of the line editing tool. There are a number of different tools available, but most people find that they are hard to learn and that without support it is nearly impossible to become proficient in their use. Good companies will be able to provide the support that is necessary to ensure that the tools are used correctly, but will also give you enough education to really know the ins and outs of the programs.
The next thing that they can offer are professional editing services for anyone who wants to really make sure that their book is going to be the best. These are not usually free, but from good companies they can be quite cheap. These services will ensure that the content being put out is edited in a way that conforms to the current market standards. This will ensure that any book put out through this method will be virtually indistinguishable from books that are being put out by major publishing houses. A good editor will actually turn a self published book into a marketable masterpiece.
These companies will also offer publishing packages that allow you to choose between online and physical distribution as well as a number of different formats. This will ensure that the vision you had in mind for your book can come true. Many people choose to go with a smaller package initially, testing the waters to see if they are able to really make their mark on the literary world, and then come back for bigger distribution reach once they have achieved success. This ability to choose between different packages truly puts control in the hands of the writer, rather than in the hands of someone in a large publishing house.
Overall, the self publishing world has change a large amount in the last few years and it is likely to keep evolving in the years to come. With many new ways to reach people through various different methods of book publishing, writers are finding that they have even more control in their lives. This has led to a surge in self publishing and has ensured that freedom from restrictive contracts and pressure to conform to publishing house standards will soon be a thing of the past.