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Publishing Resources

Deciding to Self-Publish

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"I wrote before about my concerns about tenure and the manuscript’s being accepted as a legitimate publication if I self-published. But, after some soul-searching, I realized that I wanted people to read what I had written and that playing the submit-to-publishers-and-wait game was not the appropriate means to that end. If it doesn’t help on my road to  tenure, then so be it. But the book is about taking some chances, so I took another one and went the self-publishing route."  Isaac Sweeney, Chronicle of Higher Education blog

Selected Articles and Blog Posts About Self-Publishing


Rudy Rucker, a retired math/computer science professor, prolific science fiction writer, and e-book novice wrote up his experience in publishing Ebooks in these four blog posts.

Help Documents and Resources

Book Publishers

Software and Tools

Adobe InDesign - The industry-leading page design and layout toolset now helps you work faster and smarter, connecting your desktop and mobile apps with all your creative assets, so you can make beautiful pages for print or digital no matter where you are. Available on university computers.

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