Pronoun – “Pronoun is a free publishing platform where authors can create, sell, and promote their books. Our mission: to build a new model for publishing that puts authors first.
We are passionate about author success, which is why many of our tools are completely free to use by authors publishing with other services or traditionally published authors.” (Pronoun)
Pronoun pays a higher royalty than KDP on books priced under $2.99. Has options to distribute to Amazon, iBooks, Barnes & Noble, Google Play, Kobo, OverDrive, and Bibliotheca. Also includes a free suite of incredible insights tools.
- Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) – “…Amazon.com’s e-book publishing unit launched in 2007…Amazon launched Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) to be used by authors and publishers to independently publish their books directly to Kindle and Kindle Apps worldwide.” (Wikipedia)
- CreateSpace – “CreateSpace, an Amazon company, helps people independently publish & distribute books, music or films in physical or digital formats.” (Facebook) Print-on-demand publisher with no minimum order. Easily make your books available on Amazon.
- Smashwords – “Smashwords is an ebook publishing and distribution platform. Authors upload their completed manuscripts as Microsoft Word files and then Smashwords converts the books into nine ebook formats, readable on any e-reading device. Smashwords then distributes the ebooks to leading ebook retailers such as Apple, Barnes & Noble, Sony, Kobo and the Diesel eBook Store.” (Facebook)
- Draft2Digital – “Simple ebook formatting, conversion, and distribution to powerful digital stores with a few clicks.” (Facebook)
Perry is a 20-something author with a lot on her plate. She’s wife to Tyler; mom to four little boys, two dogs, one cat, and 12 chickens; and author of five little books. She’s the admin of this site, as well as a freelance book designer and the creator of the WriteMind Planner for authors. She lives in the sunny southwest.
Offers: cover design and the WriteMind Planner at perryelisabethdesign.com