A survey conducted in the USA in the early 2000s revealed that just over 80% of the population wants to write a book. That’s a lot of people, over 200 million taking into account the current US population! Without being able to commission our own poll of the Canadian populace, it’s probably fair to say that a significant number of Canadians also want to write books, probably the majority of people.
You’ve decided to go the self-publishing route for your book. But for anyone new to self-publishing, there are some pitfalls and a pretty steep learning curve. This post gives some advice and warnings for new self-publishing writers.