Hungry mek monkey blow fire —Jamaican Proverb

Can you self-publish a book for less than US$300? Since 2016, I have been helping Indie authors to publish their books on a budget. The first author I helped to do this was a retiree who published a small print and ebook of 15,000 words for about US$150.

Click the link below to watch the story on YouTube.

Retiree Publishing Case Study 

Her feat was repeated by a younger author in 2018, and not to be outdone, I published my 23,000 –word book for (US$32.00). This was after spending over US$5000 the first time around.

Publishing independently can be quite a costly venture but those costs can be reduced by publishing a small book. This is one of my 7 Secrets to Publishing on a Budget.

I call these Ruth-like books, mirroring my name and the small yet powerful book of Ruth in the Bible. A small book is between 10,000 and 25,000 words. Between 10K and 15K is ideal.

These are usually non-fiction how-to, memoirs, devotionals, poetry, manuals or inspirational books. To find out more about the power of a small book, click the link below to read a blog post about it.

The Power of a Small Book

Free Publishing on a Budget (POB) Facebook Live Masterclass

Now, for the first time, I will be offering a FREE Publish on a Budget Live Masterclass exclusively in my Indie Authorpreneurs Facebook group. This masterclass begins at 6p.m., September 1-5, 2019.

This is part of my quest to activate more persons for greater through authorship. It is also part of a 90-day Publish on a Budget Challenge to help Indie authors to publish a winning small book for US$150-300.00

Click the link below to request to join the group and share this blog post with a friend who wants to become an author or has a manuscript ready but no money to publish.

Indie Authorpreneurs FB Group

When you join the group, you will get our 1-page Secrets to Publishing on a Budget checklist.

See you in class!


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