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My guide will cover: 
Self-Publishing a Book. Means you’ll have to do everything yourself.

Manuscript:
An author’s text that has not yet been published.

Self-Publishing Checklist.
The Self-Publishing Checklist – Jane Friedman
Joel Friedlander – Website

Books Are Made Up of Three Main Parts:
Front Matter, Body Matter, End Matter

LLC:
How to Pay Yourself in an LLC – Website
Matt Horwitz – Website

ISBN:
ISBNs from Bowker – Website

Literary Fiction Genres:
Mexican-American, Fantasy, Romantic, Religion & Spirituality Fiction, Science Fantasy, General Fiction, Inspirational Fiction

Main Genres:
Crime, Fantasy, Romance, Science Fiction, Inspirational, Historical Fiction
Romance fiction had an estimated $1.375 billion share in the US book market in 2007. Religion/inspirational literature followed with $819 million, science fiction/fantasy with $700 million, mystery with $650 million and then classic literary fiction with $466 million. Source
List of Writing Genres – Literary Fiction Genres
List of Writing Genres – Wikipedia

Categories:
Tortured English, Expressive Style, Romance, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Religious Fiction,
Realistic Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy

Format:
Basic manuscript formatting and Word styles – Charlotte Nash
How to format a book for print in MS Word – Derek Murphy
How to format a book for print in MS Word – Part I –  Derek Murphy
How to format a book for print in MS Word – Part II – Derek Murphy
How to format a book for print in MS Word – Part III – Derek Murphy

Book Cover:
The cover design process – Derek Murphy
Get more advanced tips and some free templates at Derek MurphyHow
Make Your Own Book Cover Using MS Word – Amanda Kulp
Cover Design Basics – Derek Murphy
How to make an ebook cover in Microsoft Word (Part 1) – Derek Murphy
Book Cover Design – Dave Chesson
Book Cover – Derek Murphy
Best Colors for My Book Cover
DeviantArt – Website
Blue – Dependability, trust, thoughtfulness, calm
Dark Blue Deep – sincerity, intuition, truth
Light Purple – prosperity, spirituality, creativity, harmony
Dark Purple – Depth, wealth, mystery, fantasy
Add stars to the background
Dark Purple – Depth, wealth, mystery, fantasy
Blue – Dependability, trust, thoughtfulness, calm

Dave Chesson, Kindlepreneur – Website
(I am not a planner. I am a pantser. I write by the seat of my pants._

How to format a book for print in MS Word: a step by step tutorial to book design – Derek Murphy

How to Make Your Own Book Cover Using MS Word

After three years of solely using CreateSpace, I finally decided to venture into using Ingram Spark as well. This video details my first experience with uploading files, cost, and end result using my latest book The Fractured Life of Jenny McClain which is out in paperback, hardback and Kindle 08.17.16.
IngramSpark Book Basics

Independent Publishing Magazine. – Mick Rooney
Welcome to Writing to Publish – Website

Derek Murphy on YouTube – Website

Amazon Author Page

Best Timing for Book Launches: by Mick Rooney

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