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.

How to Name Your Nonfiction Book

A title can gravitate people towards your book among other things like your book's cover and its back cover. It's easily the most important part of writing your book, but it's a work in progress. Your working title will evolve and change as you write and your book unfolds, and that's the way to a perfect nonfiction title.

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Types of Editing

What goes into the editing process? Did you know there are different kinds of editing? The Xlibris team of editors has all areas covered and will suggest the best editing option for your particular book and genre, such as copy-editing or a quick service like line-editing.

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Book Anatomy 101

Book anatomy is the physical structure of a book and each part is equally substantial. When you have all the critical parts of your book's introduction or front matter and ending remarks also called back matter, then you have a perfect book ready for anything.

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