Step 3: Choose a publishing path for your book

It may seem like the hard part is over once you’ve got a reasonably strong first draft of your book written, but in actuality, the work is just beginning.

As much as writing a book is a deeply personal process, successfully publishing and getting a book into the hands of your audience can be just as intrusive. The good news, however, is that if you’ve established a baseline of compassion for your writing journey, you’re already in touch with a powerful resource—your audience insights and heartful investment in your book. 

Let's jump in and take a look at the main places where traditional and self-publishing differ in their approaches.