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Learn How to Self-Publishing Your Book

With Step-by-Step Directions

"The class gave me the knowledge and the confidence to pick up my manuscript once again and re-engage with the publishing process. Thanks for sorting through so much of the misinformation that is out there on various social media sites."

—Chris Hill

If you plan on writing a book, are in the middle of writing, or have finished writing and you're ready to self-publish, this intensive course may be just what you are looking for.

At My Word Publishing, we help authors self-publish their books by navigating them through the process, from editing to marketing.

But, we also know that many authors want to be their own “self-publishing guide” and do it themselves.

We love DIY authors and understand the challenges of doing it all themselves. That’s why we’ve put together a 6-Week Self-Publishing Boot Camp to teach you how to professionally publish your book, and avoid the pitfalls and confusion the journey can bring! 

Our 6-week course gives you step-by-step instructions covering the entire self-publishing process from what you need to consider when designing your book cover to deciding between KDP and Ingram Spark for distribution. See below for a detailed class outline.

"I thought I was familiar with the self-publishing process. This class showed me how much MORE there is to the process. I gained a new takeaway from every session!"

—Ty Payne

Self-Publishing Boot Camp 6-Week Intensive Includes:

If you plan on writing a book, are in the middle of writing, or have finished writing you're ready to self-publish, this intensive course may be just what you are looking for.

CLASS 1: Understanding the overview of self-publishing

  1. What exactly is True Independent Publishing
  2. Costs to expect

CLASS 2: Steps & Timelines

  1. How and why to start your own publishing company
  2. The sequential order of all the steps in self-publishing – and why
  3. How to choose the right editor for you
  4. Where to find editors from free to budget to professional

CLASS 3: All about cover design

  1. Anatomy of a cover design
  2. What does a cover designer do, and what do they NOT DO
  3. When should you get your cover designer involved
  4. Options for cover designers from free to budget to professional

CLASS 4: Layout, Copyright page, Trim Size, Retail price

  1. Anatomy of a book’s interior layout – and watch for the biggest self-publishing mistakes
  2. How, when, where to get your ISBN – both free and custom
  3. What should and should not go on your copyright page
  4. What trim size is best for your genre and market
  5. How to determine your retail price
  6. List of free services to use for layout designers – as well as a list of proven, vetted professions if you choose to up your game.

CLASS 5: Printing, Distribution, and Ebooks

  1. In this class we’ll review your printing options—print-on-demand, short-run press, long-run press, and pros and cons to each
  2. We’ll discuss distribution options
  3. All about eBooks – from who, when, what, how to distribute, how to price, royalties to expect
  4. List of ebook designers for free to budget to professional

CLASS 6: Copyright laws and open forum

  1. Copyright laws you need to know!
    • Can I use lyrics?
    • Can I quote from another author’s book?
    • Can I talk bad about people in my memoir?
  2. And at this point many people have started the process so we want to open it up to open forum to ask anything about your own personal project

"I loved how Rich was able to personalize the information for our group members' real world struggles with self-publishing."

—Diane Strus

Self-Publishing Boot Camp 6-Week Intensive


Every Saturday, September 16 through October 21, 2023


8: 00 AM—9:30 AM (MDT)



What Your Receive

6 x 90-minute classes with power points, discussion, Q&A, 20 hand-outs, and recorded sessions

Course Fee


Just to be clear, this class will not cover anything to do with the craft of writing or book marketing — those are huge classes on their own. Self-Publishing Boot Camp covers the production, publication, and distribution of your book.

"The was more in-depth than I was expecting. Thank you!"

—Allan Service

Space is Limited!

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