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You See a Writer … We See an Author

a-better-way-to-publishFirst things first – download this PDF and read ‘A Better Way To Publish’ at your leisure.  It will answer your questions and highlight why Pickawoowoo is Australia’s only resource expert for the number one print and distribution platform for authors worldwide, ‘IngramSpark’.

A publishing paradigm has evolved that shifts power away from publishers to writers. The roles traditional and vanity publishers once played as gatekeepers and arbiters are disappearing. Self-publishing, often called Indie publishing, is the new normal.

However, in the past many writers– once they’d completed the hundreds of hours on their manuscript – found the process of securing a publisher somewhat daunting and frustrating; a time of rejection. Times have changed! The arrival of marketplace platforms such as Lightning Source, IngramSpark, Amazon and iBooks (to name just a few) has opened the doors to all writers to make the transition to published author. Self-publishing is how many of the most successful authors began, so get started today!

Whether you’re looking to produce a printed book or an eBook is not really the most important issue at this stage. The most important decision you’ll have to make as a writer is whether you’re committed to publishing professionally … meeting industry standards and securing a professional publishing partner to make it happen. Unfortunately many writers, after a huge investment of time and effort in producing their manuscripts fail dismally at the final turning of the page. They take the first ‘pay to publish’ organisation without investigating their reputation, or layout the manuscript in word and provide to a local printer for bulk printing or give it to another published author to help them because they have published one book or worse still have a ‘create it and they will’ come misconception with no thought to the process of marketing their title. Not knowing what is truly involved (free SP checklist) or settling for second best whether it be proofreading or book cover design is not necessary.

Self-publishing is more affordable than many realise. It is a wonderful option for authors whose books may have gone out of print, writer tired of closed doors, or authors who wish to print small volumes rather than a garage full of books. As a author/publisher you’re about to join with your publishing partner Pickawoowoo and take your books destiny into your own capable hands, what a empowering adventure. Making it available to an entire world readership. At Pickawoowoo we’ve spent years honing our services to self-publishers and indie publishing houses and our expert team understand every process you will ever need from start to finish (or cover to cover). We are an open book (pun intended) and expose publishing industries (not so well known) secrets on self publishing platforms freely available to authors as they are to traditional publisher and vanity publishers alike.

The team at Pickawoowoo make it hard to distinguish between traditional or self-published. They have become the industry bellwether by knowing what gives authors their best shot at success, pioneering low printing cost opportunities and by giving authors direct access to all royalties and rights.

As a self publisher we provide you with a fully customizable publishing experience to fit your goals and your budget. We can design your book cover, edit or typeset your manuscript, provide professional illustrations, publish your book using multiple different models, design your website, produce a book trailer, distribution options, online marketing tools and so much more. Our goal is to set you up as the author/publisher directly with any of the leading self publishing platforms, including lightning source & Ingram Sparks who we are an authorized author services company for.

 

Quality is Pickawoowoo’s mantra, as evidenced by their work and impressive list of awards

Do you see a Writer or an Author? Start your self-publishing journey with Pickawoowoo today!