Self-publishing Companies Don’t Do Anything You Can’t Do Yourself

I’ve spoken with thousands of authors. I understand how confusing self-publishing can be: how DOES a Word file eventually make its way into an Amazon box and get delivered to someone’s doorstep? Authors know there are many steps involved in producing a beautiful...

How Difficult Is It to Publish My Book?

Have you ever wondered, “How difficult is it to publish my book?” You’re not alone, and while my impulse is to say, “Only as difficult as you choose to make it,” in truth there is no good answer. I can, however, provide you with some guidelines to help you decide if...

Authors: Know What You Are Getting Into

I was recently asked what an author should know before hiring a self-publishing company. Before we start, you should understand what a self-publishing company IS and IS NOT. 1106 Design, for example, is not a self-publishing company. We provide services to authors and...