How to Simplify Self-Publishing and Save Your Hair

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Self-publishing requires a gazillion steps using half a gazillion different tools. Ripping out your hair in frustration at even 10% of these steps will leave you bald at the end of your author career. Simplify self-publishing and save your hair by starting your book production with the new and improved Draft2Digital platform and other (mostly) free tools.


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Have It Your Way

Don't like reading long blogs? I am publishing the guide in various formats to cater to different needs. 

All proceeds support continuing research.

The images use my Young Adult (YA) Thriller Cyberspiracy for illustration.

How to Simplify Self-Publishing and Save Your Hair has three parts to cater to different needs.

Quickie Guides

To publish a narrative without complex formatting, the Quickie Guides will get you going right away.

Self-Publishing Checklist

Part II presents the concept behind the guide and the Self-Publishing Checklist organized by task with links to further resources.

Self-Publishing Checklist


The Reference section goes into details for tasks grouped in the order they appear on the Draft2Digital or Kindle Direct Publishing platform.

Wolf O'Rourc looking like a Men in Black agent on cover of Books & Buzz Magazine

"If you’ve ever felt mystified by the process of self-publishing a book, or don’t know what’s involved—or if you know too much and just want someone to tell you the easiest path forward—then you’ll appreciate what our cover author, Wolf O’Rourc, is doing: simplifying self-publishing.

His book, How to Simplify Self-Publishing and Save Your Hair, offers helpful tips as it guides you through the process, explaining the tools that help you knock out self-publishing tasks quickly and efficiently. "

~ Books & Buzz Magazine