How should I publish? Indie publishing, traditional, or something else entirely? Check out Jane Friedman’s website with information about the different publishing paths. She has loads of useful tips (and books).

Indie publishing is often called self-publishing and is not to be confused with publishing your book with a small (indie) press.

In short, indie publishing vs trad publishing is like the difference between being self-employed and employed. If self-employed, you have to wear many hats if you want to be commercially successful. And you have to prepared to put in lots of hours of marketing to build your audience.

How much does indie publishing cost? For a list of ballpark prices for developmental editing, copyediting, proofreading, book formatting etc., check out Reedsy’s price calculator.

How do I find an agent? Decided on traditional publishing and looking for an agent? Check out Rachel Rowlands’s post on Louise Harnby’s blog (the blog is full of great tips for writers).

How do I find a small publisher? Check out this amazing resource, the Indie Press Guide.