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Is self publishing right for you?

Self publishing can be an amazing experience, but it's not for everyone. Take our quick (7-question) quiz below to find out if self publishing is right for you!

Please answer Yes or No to each question.

1. I've finished my book and it has (or will be) edited and/or proofread.

Yes

No

2. I understand that I will need to take charge of the marketing of my book.

Yes

No

3. I have an established online presence (blog, noted in your industry, Facebook page, etc - any kind of online network).

Yes

No

4. I accept that distributing to bookshops has a very low profit margin, and that getting into bookshops is difficult.

Yes

No

5. I understand that being an author takes work, and I'm prepared to do that work.

Yes

No

6. I want full creative control over my book, including the final say on editing and cover design.

Yes

No

7. I accept that I may not make any money out of my book for a fair while.

Yes

No

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Your Result:

Yes, you have the right mindset to self publish!

Your test results show that you understand the benefits and the pitfalls of self publishing and owning your own publication. You're driven, clever and organised enough to make self publishing an enjoyable journey. We'd love to have you on board!

You might not be ready to self publish.

Your test results show that you might want to do a bit more research into the benefits and pitfalls of self publishing. If you feel you can work on marketing your own book and come to terms with the idea of online selling rather than physical distribution, you might be ready to self publish further on down the track. Please feel free to contact us if you would like to chat or ask any questions about the self publishing journey!

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