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CLICK HERE to download The Essential Guide to Self-Publishing Books for Children.




It’s finally here! SCBWI’s brand-new guidebook, The Essential Guide to Self-Publishing a Children’s Book is available to all SCBWI members to download for free. Print copies are available to order as well for the cost of shipping. The guide is a comprehensive look at all aspects of self-publishing. It offers a nuts-and-bolts look at the seven stages of publishing; details the various self-publishing platforms; discusses marketing, promotion, subsidiary rights, and sales; and outlines models for making a living as an indie author.