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Because it’s all about you the author, Xlibris is behind you every step of the self-publishing process—from realizing your writing goal to celebrating your achievements. We have witnessed many of our authors celebrate milestones of all sorts: finishing their manuscripts, getting the first printed copy of their book, earning literary acclaim, and getting picked up by traditional publishers. Explore all these author-centered resources to fire up your creative muse, start your self-publishing route, or enrich your writing journey.

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Our Xlibris talents share how self-publishing has helped them realize their writing dreams and make a significant impact on others.

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