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Places to Self-Publish / Cost Calculators

There are many other options, just Google “print on demand self-publishing”. However, I have used the first three below.
  1. Lulu Xpress / Lulu Xpress Cost Calculator
  2. Blurb / Blurb Cost Calculator
  3. Amazon KDP / KDP Cost Calculator Download
  4. The Book Patch / Book Patch Cost Calculator

Tools, Products, and Services

  • MemoirWorkbook.com – Here’s a video overview of how it works.
    Online software for writing life stories. It contains hundreds of memory prompting questions organized by topic. You can use some, all, or none of our questions. You can also create your own topics and questions. It makes it easy to organize your ideas. You can add as many photos as you want, and you can preview your book at any time along the way. When you’re finished, you will download your document and it will be formatted like a book. With just a few tweaks, it will be ready for sharing with your family and friends.Use Promo Code UPCC for a free month trial OR use this link to go directly to the sign-up page.
  • Canva.com
    Canva is a free tool for creating graphics. It has book cover templates that could be used to create the front cover for your book.
  • Fiverr.com
    Fiverr is a site where freelancers can offer their services. You can find someone to do just about anything, including editing, cover design, page layout, and much much more.
  • Grammarly
    Grammarly is a wonderful writing tool. You can install it in your browser, in Microsoft Word, or just directly paste your text into the Grammarly.com website. There is a free version and a paid version that goes much deeper.
  • Get it Done! Memoir Workbook – an overview of the process of creating a memoir book and hundreds of memory prompting questions.



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