Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Barnes and Nobles and Self-Publishing
There’s now a Barnes & Noble Press (a self-publishing suite).
I guess it’s their take on Amazon's KDP.
When I first hear about it, I was thrilled, especially since Createspace is getting rid of their author services. But, I'm not quite sure if it will be similar.
With B&N, you can upload your manuscript in a Word doc format, fill out the vendor information forms, and they will publish it into an e-book.
They say that within 72 hours or less, your e-book will be available for sale at BN.com and “all Nook reading devices and apps.”
It is a little more involved if you want a POD book in that you, as far as I can make out, will need to “prep your manuscript files, upload your interior page” as well as upload the front and back covers.
I wish they were more explicit in their promo as to whether they offer author services. They do mention a suite of tools rather than a suite of services, so I’m not sure. But, it's probably a DIY thing.
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