Self-publishing is the publication of any book or other media by the author of the work, without the involvement of an established third-party publisher.

Big Publishers

With Amazon’s self publishing services you can reach millions of readers worldwide and keep control of your work.

Create professional quality hardcover and paperback books for your friends & family, your business, prospective readers & reviewers, and yourself.

An app that allows anyone to create beautiful textbooks — and just about any other kind of book — for iPad, iPhone, and Mac.

From print-on-demand to ebook publishing, IngramSpark gets your content to readers across the planet in four steps.

Kobo Writing Life is the free self-publishing portal that allows authors and publishers to easily create, edit, and upload eBooks to Kobo.

A free ebook publishing and distribution platform.  They make it easy for authors and publishers to distribute ebooks to the world's largest ebook retailers and library ebook platforms.

Print On-Demand / Self Publishing Platforms

A self-publishing and marketing platform that unleashes the creative genius inside everyone. Blurb’s platform makes it easy to design, publish, promote, and sell professional-quality printed books and ebooks.

Self-publish, print and distribute your book worldwide at Amazon, Kindle, Apple Books and Barnes & Noble. They make book printing & publishing fast, easy and affordable.

Lulu offers the expertise, independence and flexibility to create, buy and share what you love with the world. Their mission is to make content creation and consumption a simpler and more rewarding experience for people around the world.

Nettpress is the publishing platform built by writers to benefit ALL writers around the world.

From day one, our abiding principle has been that authors should have control over their work. Tey help authors publish their work just as they first imagined when they started writing a book.

Review Services

BlueInk acts as means for readers and industry professionals to find the “next generation” books worth selling, stocking, purchasing and reading. They offer a host of other services as well, including: articles with self publishing tips, lists of important writing resources, classified ads, and much more.

BookLife is a website from Publishers Weekly dedicated to indie authors. The site provides a free and easy way to submit self-published books to Publishers Weekly for review, and offers editorial content—success stories, interviews, author profiles, how-to pieces, news, and features—geared toward helping indie authors achieve their goals.

IEG is an alliance of professional freelance editors in New York City, all of whom have held senior editorial positions in major publishing houses.

Marketing Services

A marketing service that puts authors directly in touch with readers, reading groups, booksellers and librarians.

Bibliocrunch helps authors collaborate with curated editors, book designers, marketers, and other publishing professionals who can take their book to the next level.

Browse Dewey / Subject Headings

070s / Self-publishing