A good overview about our options in Indie Publishing.
Below is a video Janet Syas Nitsick and I did on publishing, specifically self-publishing. The question came in, “What places can an author publish his book?” In this video, we answer this, but I’ll include the highlights below so you can read it instead if you wish.
There are two main options you have when you self-publish.
1. KDP Select (which means you can only publish through Amazon).
Amazon has a program called KDP Select which is exclusive. It means you can’t publish anywhere else. (You can, however, publish your paperback in several places.) This exclusivity applies to the ebook. And you must be exclusive with Amazon for three months. After that, you can upload your book to other sites.
When you enter Amazon Select, your book will be automatically put into Kindle Unlimited (KU), which is a subscription service that allows people who pay for it to borrow KU…
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