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Professional Self-Publishing

Professional Self-Publishing

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Publish your book to sell on the Internet

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About Me and You

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What I do...

Are you ready to publish?

What I do...

I founded the Cape Cod Writer's Studio in September, 2016 as an idea to help  aspiring writers hone their writing skills in the writing lab. When they are ready to publish their work, we move on to the lap-top lab where they publish to Amazon in both an e-book and a paperback.

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My Students

Are you ready to publish?

What I do...

My students have already self-published in several genres. Ellen published her memoir, Cindy published two children's books, and four students are in the process of publishing theirs. 

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Are you ready to publish?

Are you ready to publish?

Are you ready to publish?

 Helping someone publish their work is very exciting for both of us. If you are thinking about publishing your book, go to the publishing options page and see how easy this process can be. Also check our  pricing page and be surprised at how affordable we really are.   

Summary of Publishing Services

D I Y (do it yourself)

D I Y (do it yourself)

D I Y (do it yourself)

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A do-it-yourself service. If you are computer savvy, and don't get ruffled easily, then this service is for you. 

E-Book Only

D I Y (do it yourself)

D I Y (do it yourself)

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Want to cut costs and limit your publication to an E-Book only.  This might be the service for you. You can always add a print edition later.

Print Book Only

D I Y (do it yourself)

Both E-Book and Print

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Print books are great for local marketing and some readers do prefer print. Your decision.  You can always add an e-book later...

Both E-Book and Print

Both E-Book and Print

Both E-Book and Print

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The Preferred Package.

This is what most people choose! 

It is the complete deal.

Cover Services

Both E-Book and Print

Editing Services

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Your cover is one of your five hooks to engage the reader and hopefully the sale. You can do your own or have us do it for you.

Editing Services

Both E-Book and Print

Editing Services

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We offer two types of editing services. Line editing and content editing.

Our Services in Depth

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Our Services

Self-Publishing is not as easy as you may think and takes many attempts before you get it right. I speak from experience. If you are very computer and tech savvy, then I urge you to try it yourself.  

Basic Service (I do the work - you advise)

This service works well for someone who wants to get their story published and doesn't want to wait 3 or 4 years to learn the process. It includes an overall edit of your manuscript, selecting the size of the book for the print version. Formatting the entire interior of the book, setting up each page, chapter heading, indents and spacing, adding page numbers, headers and footers, and more. It includes the front matter and back matter, author bio and recent picture,  references, bibliography (if included). The author must proof and accept the final copy for print. (2 proofs).  


See our list of services in our brochure. The link is below.

Exclusivity

Does your content (manuscript, all your ideas, your book covers, your Amazon accounts and perks, your royalties, and your second born child) belong to you? 

YES! The only "exclusivity" Amazon asks is for exclusive rights to your book and e-book for the first 90 days after you publish, which is completely optional. Traditional publishers require more if you go that route. 


One-on-One personalized Service

You get to work directly with me from inception to finish. Unless you live locally, on Cape Cod, MA., we work with each other through e-mail, and cell phone.

Self-Publish A La Carte Menu


Don't you love it when a plan comes together?

Covers - a la carte

You own all the rights to your cover to use anytime, anywhere.

Full Service Menu



Overwhelmed? Don't be, I work with you through the entire process.

D I Y - (DO IT YOURSELF)

REQUIRED;

If you are completely computer savvy then this will work for you. A solid knowledge of Microsoft Word and the functions of KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing)  are the basic tools needed to publish in this format.  

E-book files only

As the author, you must provide professional, fully edited and formatted, ready-to-publish interior files, and a jpg cover file for an e-book.   

The Fine Print

If  your files do not meet our specs, you may re-edit one more time. After that then you will pay an additional $50.00 fee for further formatting

What We Are About

Amazon Affiliation

Amazon Affiliation

Amazon Affiliation

"Amazon is the world's largest internet company by revenue." Wikipedia 

I publish exclusively with Amazon, using their KDP program for both e-books and  print books

Exclusivity

Amazon Affiliation

Amazon Affiliation

Everything you write, the content of your books and e-books belong exclusively to you, the author. Amazon offers exclusivity for 90 days (optional), after that you are free to publish your book wherever you choose. 

Time Frame

Amazon Affiliation

Contracts or Lack Thereof

Allow 3 to 4 weeks for your manuscript to be published and up for sale on Amazon. 

We can do it faster, but that will cost more.

$1500.00 to $2,000 depending on complexity of the submission. 

Contracts or Lack Thereof

Submit Your Manuscript for Review

Contracts or Lack Thereof

Currently, there are no contracts to read or sign. Instead we have an AGREEMENT that explains what I am required to do and what responsibilities you will handle. It is all very simple. I believe in the KISS system. 

  

Submit Your Manuscript for Review

Submit Your Manuscript for Review

Submit Your Manuscript for Review

Your manuscript should be set up in Microsoft Word, letter sized, double spaced, in a legible font (Ariel, Times New Roman), and have page numbers. The cover page must have your name, e-mail address, and  cell number., as well as book title, sub-title, and author's name. 

We Do Not Accept

Submit Your Manuscript for Review

Submit Your Manuscript for Review

We reserve the right to reject manuscripts that do not meet our high standards. We are firm believers that less is more and we do not accept work which contains explicit sex or violence, or unbecoming language. 

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Contact Us

Drop us a line!

If you live on Cape Cod, visit us at the Writers' Studios

The Dennis Public Library- 5 Hall Street, Dennis Port, 

The Centerville Public Library, 585 Main Street, Centerville

or at this e-mail address. 

sdanderson.books@gmail.com  

Cape Cod Writers Studio

5 Hall Street, Dennis Port, Massachusetts 02639, United States

508-760-6219 Dennis Port Library 508-790-6220 Centerville Library 774-238-1512 Sharon Anderson

Writers' studio

Open today

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

We also hold a LAP TOP LAB from Noon to 1:30 P.M. on Fridays by appointment.