Free Guides For Authors Learn how to write, promote, and sell more books with these free guides.

Bestselling authors and industry pros offer tips on how to make it as a DIY author in today's book marketplace. All these guides are free and easily downloadable as PDF files.

2018 BookBaby Catalog

2018 BookBaby Catalog

See all the ways we can help you publish like a professional author.
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12 Ideas to get Holiday Book Sales

12 Ideas to get Holiday Book Sales

Learn how to take advantage of publishing’s most profitable time of the year.
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Promote Then Publish

Promote Then Publish

Learn three vital steps in early-stage book marketing.
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5 Steps To Self-Publishing

5 Steps To Self-Publishing

Your step-by-step guide to navigate the entire self-publishing process. Download

The 2017 BookBaby Self-Publishing Survey Results

The 2017 BookBaby Self-Publishing Survey Results

See results of the largest self-publishing survey ever conducted. Download

Printed Book Design 101

Printed Book Design 101

Making a printed book is easy…thanks to this free guide. Download

eBook Publishing: The How-To Guide for Writers

eBook Publishing: The How-To Guide for Writers

How to make, price, promote, and sell your eBook. Download

NaNoWriMo Survival Guide

NaNoWriMo Survival Guide

Avoid writing pitfalls with our FREE Survival Guide. Download

The end. Now what?!

The end. Now what?!

6 steps to take your manuscript to marketplace in 6 weeks. Download

Unlock Your Amazon Keywords

Unlock Your Amazon Keywords

Harness the power of search terms to help readers find – and buy – your eBook. Download

The Hybrid Author Game Plan

The Hybrid Author Game Plan

Self-publish your way to your dream of a traditional publishing deal. Download

Twitter for Authors in 10 Minutes a Day

Practical tips to promote your book on Twitter in less than 10 minutes a day. Download

All BookBaby Guides

All BookBaby Guides

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