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Thanks for adding me. I’m a freelance writer and aspiring author with a manuscript in progress. Hoping to meet like-minded believers with the same interests.
 

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Hi Kris! Welcome!

I published four books on Amazon via KDP, Kindle Direct Publishing. It doesn't cost anything up front, so it's a good first book publishing option. I recommend it, but there's a couple downsides. Amazon takes a big cut... :/
 

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Glad to meet you and have you joining in the fellowship here at CC:) God bless you in all your endeavors!
 
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Hi Kris! Welcome!

I published four books on Amazon via KDP, Kindle Direct Publishing. It doesn't cost anything up front, so it's a good first book publishing option. I recommend it, but there's a couple downsides. Amazon takes a big cut... :/
Unfortunately I know! I self-published a novella back in 2011 and you’re right, they do take a chunk out of your royalties. I’m about to self-publish again but need to relearn how. I assume KDP has a guide.

Did you purchase an ISBN or register your copyright?
 
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What's this manuscript about, by the way? If you aren't shy about sharing a bit? ;P
It is a clean romance but more about the quest of the guy to get the girl. He doesn’t end up with her until the end. But he finds her in - what I hope, anyway - is a unique way.

Once I am about ready to publish I will have a more detailed synopsis available. And will almost certainly share here, if that’s permitted.
 

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Unfortunately I know! I self-published a novella back in 2011 and you’re right, they do take a chunk out of your royalties. I’m about to self-publish again but need to relearn how. I assume KDP has a guide.

Did you purchase an ISBN or register your copyright?
Yes, there are tons of KDP guides and tools, they make it pretty easy.

Amazon will give you an ISBN that they generate for you when you publish with KDP. I did register my copyright for one of my books with the Library of Congress. Probably should do the others at some point, though technically just by putting "copyrighted J.States" on it it's done. If there were a legal dispute I could easily prove authorship.
 

JStates

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It is a clean romance but more about the quest of the guy to get the girl. He doesn’t end up with her until the end. But he finds her in - what I hope, anyway - is a unique way.

Once I am about ready to publish I will have a more detailed synopsis available. And will almost certainly share here, if that’s permitted.
Don't see why not. There's a Miscellaneous forum. It would be good book exposure.
 

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Thanks for adding me. I’m a freelance writer and aspiring author with a manuscript in progress. Hoping to meet like-minded believers with the same interests.
I am a writer also, but usually if I am on here it is because I am procrastinating from something I should be writing. Haha! Unfortunately true.
 

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Hi I am hoping to write my first book about how God brought single Christians together... I want this book to glorify God and also to encourage Christians who are single and don’t want to be... I know of quite a few married Christians with amazing testimonies. Please pray for me and any advice would be appreciated. 🙂🦋
 
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Hi I am hoping to write my first book about how God brought single Christians together... I want this book to glorify God and also to encourage Christians who are single and don’t want to be... I know of quite a few married Christians with amazing testimonies. Please pray for me and any advice would be appreciated. 🙂🦋
Tell me a little more about this, if you don't mind? I can give you some tips on where I am in the (self) publishing process.