May 20, 2022

Reference Resource: A Self-Publishing Guide For NaNoWriMo Writers

Because more and more libraries and librarians are working with independent authors during NaNoWriMo  as well as the the rest of the year we thought this new guide (25 pages; PDF) by Miral Sattar, the CEO of Bibliocrunch and a leading name in the world of self-publishing, might be of interest to you and the authors you’re assisting.

The guide is free to download (email address required).

What does it contain?2014-11-05_10-34-36

  • Forward with advice from best-selling authors CJ Lyons and Hugh Howey
  • Getting Started (goals, vendor research, retailers, print on demand, copyright, ISBNs)
  • Marketing (title & book description, beta readers, marketing plan)
  • Editing
  • Design
  • Formatting, Conversion
  • Resources

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About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.