BookBaby has resources for anyone from first-time authors to seasoned professionals
At BookBaby, we’re dedicated to making your journey from writer to published author as easy as possible. From first-time authors to experienced veterans, novelists to photographers, we’ve helped many thousands prove that it doesn’t take a traditional publishing deal to bring a dream to life. You can do it yourself—and BookBaby has the friendly customer service, knowledgeable publishing specialists, and quality book products and services you need to get the job done.
What do I need to publish my first book?
If you are publishing your first book, BookBaby can help you along every step of the way. The only thing we need from you is a manuscript, we can handle the rest. Have cover art? BookBaby can use your cover design or we can design a cover for you.
How much will it cost to publish my first book?
The cost of publishing a book with BookBaby varies based on quantity, hardcover vs. paperback, as well as ad-ons that you may want throughout your publishing journey such as editing or cover design. Talk to one of our publishing specialists or get an instant quote to find out the cost of publishing your book. Want a sample of your book? Get a single copy printed for just $39.
Why is BookBaby the best publisher for first time authors?
BookBaby has all the resources that a first time author needs to publish their first book. Our experienced publishing specialists will make your experience as smooth as possible, and are always just a phone call away. Whether you need the works, or have prepared everything yourself and are ready to go to print, BookBaby has everything first-time authors need for a successful publishing experience.