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Get Your Book Published for Free and Get Paid

by Steve Morgenstern on February 10, 2011

Amazon's free self-publishing services, Kindle Direct Publishing and CreateSpace, let you unleash your manuscript on the market and get up to 70% royalties.

For eBooks, the Kindle Direct Publishing process is reasonably simple. You need a book manuscript in Microsoft Word format. and a cover design, saved as a JPEG or TIFF file. (I created one, with a $15 photo from and Photoshop Elements, in about half an hour.) At that point you follow the steps provided by Amazon to convert and preview your book, then upload it.

You set the pricing, within minimal size and policy guidelines. If your price is between $2.99 and $9.99, you are probably eligible for a 70% royalty rate. For higher-priced books, you get 35%.

Within a few hours, your work will be available for sale in the most popular eBook format out there. And given the broad reach of Kindle apps, readers can enjoy the fruits of your labors on iPhone, iPod and iPad, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone 7, Windows PC and Mac.

If you still crave the feel of a real printed book in your hands. Amazon has a separate service to meet that need, called CreateSpace. This is a print-on-demand system, where books are printed and bound as they are ordered. Royalty rates are lower than with Kindle, and the setup process is more complicated (but still free).

The end result: your book is available via Amazon, right up there with the Tom Clancys and Stephen Kings of the world. Authors get substantial discounts for copies they buy themselves, a key consideration if you’re planning to use your book as a business-building tool. And you retain all rights to your work, so if your brilliant self-published novel develops a following, you’re entirely free to sign that big contract with Random House.


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I have a great

From Javier Dale on May 23, 2020 :: 3:49 pm

I have a great story it took me 20 years to write it and it will make for a great book or movie


I have a Manuscript I want to Publish

From Michael on May 25, 2020 :: 11:29 am

I have a manuscript I want to be considered for publication


I would like to talk to someone about my book about my life story

From Juanita. Watkins on May 30, 2020 :: 6:59 pm

Hi my name is juanita Watkins and I would like to talk to someone about my book about my life can you help me with my book can you help me now

                Thank you
          Juanita A Watkins


Educative Youth book

From Bassey, Justice(Bajuclems) on June 14, 2020 :: 6:41 am

I have a book I have written but I don’t want to print or publish or even market it, so am lookin for who will pay me and go ahead with the printing ,publishing and marketing of the book and what they will realize from the book will be yours my phone contact:+2348119350331


I have a book to publish

From Dean Aston on July 20, 2020 :: 2:55 pm

Hi, I have a 90891 words non-fiction manuscript about my 1354 days if solitary confinement. I am looking for a book publishing contract. It is ready for publishing.





From Prince Anthony on August 12, 2020 :: 1:32 pm

Where we no longer created in the image and likeness of God?  A true religious way of thinking is accommodating and universal.  Regardless of where we live and work, the needs of others in the distance should also be found in our thinking faculty, believing they are the extension of humanity.  When we look at what is happening today, it is obvious that the world need more stepping up to the plate. In other words, the world needs more developmental working hands.  The under-developmental status of the black race seems to be against these needs.  That is what this book has come to confirm if really they are for or against the world’s needs.
          On the other hand, believing in the image and likeness of God we were created, consisting the trinity trait of God, being God the Father, God the Son, God the Holy Ghost, which reflected on humanity in the form of the white race, the milks, and the blacks, with domestic terminologies of the father race, mother race, and the son race, geographically referred in this book as the sunshine, the moonlight, and the nightfall, this developmental charge seems not to be meant for the black race alone, but also another member in the Trinitarian body called, “the moonlight.”
            Making up the result of blood permutation between the white and black races, it cannot be denied that this new born race somewhat inherited some developmental blood factors of his father race, should it be said developmental abilities are attributed to blood line.  To prove this claim, or to serve the world better in their growing up stages of today, they ought to first become independent of the black soils and umbrella, wherein he inhabits more or less as tenant, and which remains a cog in his willingness to speed up its developmental services, especially when seeing as the joint inhabiting of the milk and the black race ends up producing nothing but confusion and conflict, of which conflict was exemplified in the author’s true life story indicated in this book, a story that prompted to a divine cry that attracted a divine illumination as a divine assignment for the author to deliver as a message.  In this need to separate the both races, there is need for the start up racial religion in the human world, in order that race will be understood more with evidences as a family unit, and the insurance of societal upbeat for racial equilibrium in the world will become inevitable.


Japan trip chapter book

From Emily Adams on September 21, 2020 :: 3:30 am

I would like to get my book published for free and get paid for published book about me being a potter for making different shapes out of clay I wo


Japan trip chapter book

From Emily Adams on September 21, 2020 :: 3:34 am

I am interested in getting paid while I publish my none fiction book about the Japan trip



From Jessi on September 29, 2020 :: 11:27 am

Jesus christ.. look at all you sad sack victims begging for free handouts. Why don’t you do the research, do the footwork to get YOUR stuff published? Why is your lack of basic capability, everyone else’s problem? Watch a freaking youtube video. You have access to every resource and every scrap of information that everyone else does. Stop begging people to do it all for you. That’s why no one wants to publish your stupid writing.. because you probably included your entire sob story on the first page. Jesus


The Voice That Cries out in The Wilderness

From Christopher on October 27, 2020 :: 8:22 am

I have written thus book need assistance to publish it


Looking for free publishers to publish my PhD Thesis

From Pillarson, A.S. on December 13, 2020 :: 11:15 am

I’v defended my PhD viva voce last month. As permission has been accorded to me by the concerned University to publish my PhD thesis, now I’m looking for a free publisher of my thesis. Kindly help and provide some useful suggestions in this regard. Thank you.


Some questions

From Ali Hosseini on December 23, 2020 :: 4:21 pm

I think I can’t make an account in Amazon. I have already made it but it doesn’t work well.



From Oguoma Stella on February 07, 2021 :: 5:05 pm

How do I publish my books?



From Random on March 08, 2021 :: 3:40 pm

Hi me and a friend would like to get paid cash for a few books and become the youngest authors so how would we do that?


How to publish

From Random on March 08, 2021 :: 3:42 pm

What would I do? To get paid for an actual book published for money and by a company?


a question

From Ali Hosseini on March 08, 2021 :: 4:42 pm

would you send me a message to face book in messenger I want to make a call if it’ll be possible.



From Random on March 08, 2021 :: 4:44 pm

I don’t have facebook


I don't have a phone

From Random on March 08, 2021 :: 4:45 pm

I don’t have a phone so I have no facebook or instagram.



From Random on March 08, 2021 :: 4:46 pm



a question

From Ali Hosseini on March 08, 2021 :: 5:03 pm

If I want to update my account no message comes to my mobile phone. What is the problem?



From Random on March 08, 2021 :: 6:09 pm




From Random on March 09, 2021 :: 1:19 pm

Never mind We found a place to get it published.


Book manuscript "enfuego"

From David on March 19, 2021 :: 11:14 am

Hello, as I mentioned in the phone conversation, I am sending you a manuscript as an attachment. (Microsoft Word, Font Calibri, Font size 11, space one, 16 chapters.
The idea for the book came after an impossible victory in Japan for drugs built into my luggage bag, Japanese law provided me with 12 years and 99% loss in court, according to both the Latvian Embassy and Japanese state lawyers.
However, I believed one percent because I knew. In 2 years I fought and won in Japan and went down in history, while while I was in Japan, I published my name on the internet and in newspapers and slandered me falsely.

The book describes things like Japanese struggle, psychiatric secrets, friendship, love, betrayal, Vegetative Dysfunction, evil, fear, lies, hatred, people experiments, Depression, true drug addiction, insistence, real family life, faith and other very true things .

Everything in the book is written 100% true no word is a lie, my publishing book was inspired by the 300 books I read in English (American writers), as well as a journalist who inspired me to receive and write.

The title of the book is “enfuego” (Flame), the book has grammatical errors, many things need to be corrected, the identity has to be hidden correctly and other things I can’t do myself. Why enfuego, because I use this nickname for 20 years in all forums and childhood nickname.

Thanks for reading, I look forward to hearing from you.


मेरा बाल-विज्ञान लोकप्रियकरण

From Ravi Laitu on May 06, 2021 :: 1:39 am

A Hindi book of about 100 pages containing a collection of published articles from different journals on the popularization of science among children



From yabsira on May 26, 2021 :: 11:47 pm

i made a book but i dont know how to publish it


Publish moral & etiquettes books

From Rajat on September 05, 2021 :: 8:17 am

Hey we be try to share ideas to morals & topics to handle food clean water & light base ideas…on research base fade texture… please give & take suggest


Sprout's Quilt

From Gary Hulme on September 07, 2021 :: 2:46 pm

I have written a book about my life. Have sent it to 500 people by email. Always ask for reviews.  Got 50 back. All positive.  4 of them said. My book. My life should be a movie.  Have not published due to can’t afford it. Thank you. Gary


I'm an author

From Aluta on October 15, 2021 :: 12:08 pm

Please hlep out in publishing my book for the whole of South Africa


how to published my book pales send massage in my email :

From Jawhar Jibran on December 18, 2021 :: 4:56 am

my book subject is fortune.



From Stephanie noel Goldstein on March 07, 2023 :: 5:20 pm

i wanna pubish my non-fictional book help me please


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