Step 1 – Planning: team, costs and timelines

As with any major project, planning is crucial – that’s why it’s Step 1 in our seven-step system. You need to think about three key areas before your project can commence: Who is going to help you put your book together? What is your schedule for your book? What is your budget for your book? […]

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Step 1 – Planning: why self-publishing is great business

Being a published author will help you build your profile, promote your business and make you stand out from the crowd. It’s a turbocharged business card, a demonstration of your skill and experience, an ad, a marketing tool, a symbol of your commitment to seeing a project through, a key that will open many doors, […]

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The Seven Steps

Over the years at Michael Hanrahan Publishing we’ve refined our process into a seven-step self-publishing system that’s logical and easy to follow. The steps make it easier for self-publishers to understand the process, and also ensure that things are done at the right time and in the right order. Here is an overview of the […]

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What is Self-Publishing?

Self-publishing is where the author also takes on the role of the publisher, usually with the assistance of an editor or a self-publishing company. The greatest single advantage of self-publishing – and the reason many authors choose this route – is that it guarantees your book gets out there. With self-publishing, the responsibility for the […]

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