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Foreword, Preface or Introduction for Your Self-Published Book?

There are many elements that may go into any self-published book you’re working on, and one that many authors spend a lot of time thinking about is the beginning section (or sections). Which sort of introductory section should you be utilizing? There are several options out there, and a few things to consider as you…

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On Advanced Reader Copies of Self-Published Books

There are a few “versions” of a given book that may be part of the writing, editing and self-publishing process, and one of these that’s common among both self-publishers and other forms of publishing is the advanced reader copy, or ARC. What is being referred to when this term is used, and should you be…

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Is Self-Publishing a Good Side Gig?

Today, everyone is looking for a way to make extra money. The cost of food and housing is soaring, and consumers will fall behind if they don’t find a way to keep up. Some of the old reliable side hustles such as driving a rideshare or delivering food are drying up due to the high…

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Why Choose Self-Publishing?

For many years, self-publishing was considered the only option for authors who were unable to get a book contract with a major publishing house. While this is sometimes still the case, there are other reasons authors turn to self-publishing. Below, Izzard Ink outlines the most common reasons authors choose self-publishing, and why the industry is growing…

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Live Your Dream: Self-Publish a Poetry Book

Poetry is what makes every language beautiful in its own way. Choosing and arranging your words carefully to express your deepest feelings is truly an artform. Self-publishing your poetry book gives your art a permanent home — and a durable, attractive one at that. Izzard Ink helps many authors self-publish poetry books every year —…

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Self-Publishing a Photo Book

Are you an avid photographer who wants to share your photos with the world? Then maybe you are considering self-publishing a photo book. If so, Izzard Ink, a top self-publishing company, has some words of wisdom to share with you that can help your self-published photo book be more successful than you ever dreamed. Getting…

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How Does the Self-Publishing Process Work?

Many aspiring authors wonder how the self-publishing process works. It’s quite different from the route authors take with a traditional publishing house. You may want to know ahead of time if self-publishing is right for you. It is not exactly the same with every self-publishing house, of course, but there are similarities from one self-publishing…

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How to Choose a Self-Publishing Company

When you want to self-publish a book, you have a lot of decisions to make. One of the most important ones is which self-publishing company you want to work with. If you’re new to the self-publishing game, you may have no idea how to go about this task. Izzard Ink, with almost a decade in…