The Self-Publishing Handbook — A (Free!) Resource for Self-Publishers

The Self-Publishing Handbook by Brad Pauquette was recently released by Columbus Press.self-pub cover A resource for self-publishers, the handbook details the five key steps to professionally publish a book.

The self-publishing industry is filled with choices. There are hundreds of different ways to publish your book, each with varying levels of cost and quality. Attempting to navigate so many different options without a guide can cost you time, money and sanity. The Self-Publishing Handbook gives you the facts you need to make the right decisions. From hiring professionals, to D.I.Y. tips, this compact book separates worthwhile services from scams, and gets you on your way to producing an excellent book.

Prior to founding Columbus Publishing Lab, Brad Pauquette was a publishing consultant for many years. From New York Times bestsellers to professional athletes, with lots of ordinary authors in between, Brad has helped author-publishers of all types and budgets make the most of their publishing projects.

The Self-Publishing Handbook was created to be an accessible resource for authors. While the book is for sale on, a PDF download is also available for free to anyone who signs up for our mailing list. (We use our mailing list to send out self-publishing tips and updates on seminars and classes. We solemnly swear never to spam you, and you can unsubscribe at any time.)

Get your free download of The Self-Publishing Handbook here. 

If you’d prefer to purchase a hardcopy, you can find the book on Amazon here, or from virtually any print or digital book retailer.