Self- Publishing Fiction e-books in Kenya – The 411

Self-Publishing fiction e-books in Kenya – 101

This is a series of blog posts on self-publishing fiction e-books online.

self publishingSelf-publishing fiction is not easy. Let’s remember that and know that as we continue. This is no walk in the park. You’re not going to publish your amazing story that you’ve written for years and get people purchasing right away because you’re published.


Self-publishing is grueling, it’s lonely, but it does pay-off with patience. You just have to grow a thick skin, and gain a never-give-up spirit. Following are some of the steps you can follow to get you started. You can follow all of them or some of them, depending on what works for you. Most of all, approach your self-publishing journey with a long-term investment mindset. You can plan short-term goals to help you achieve the long-term goal. Please, don’t approach self-publishing as an immediate gratification process. Self-publishing takes time all round. Time is the one asset you’re going to need in this process. Okay, that’s my dose of reality check. Let’s get started.

  1. Your Story

  2. Cover

  3. Plagiarism & Copyrights

  4. Short Description & Blurb

  5. Promotion & Awareness

  6. Let’s Talk Money

  7. Five Excuses to Extinguish

Published by elly in nairobi

Elly writes fiction. Her goal is to have a series of romance novels set in Nairobi. She works at it everyday, and will celebrate when she has reached five books set in the city in the sun.

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