Welcome to the Self-Publishing Age

More and more, writers are deciding to self-publish their work. Even though you’re self-publishing, your book can still meet high publishing standards. KM Smith Writes uses the same resources as editors in the traditional publishing industry. Our editors understand what’s expected of books that meet high publishing standards. Discover how our book services can lead you on the right path to publishing success.

Book Design and Author Website Services

KM Smith Writes partners with graphic design artists and website design firms to ready your book for the marketplace. Our editors can advise clients on issues of book readability, format, trim size, typography, and overall book design aesthetics. Then, we’ll partner with a book layout artist or website designer to create the overall reading experience you desire and to connect you with your audience.

Already considering a certain publishing or print-on-demand company? We’ll provide an unbiased professional opinion about their author packages. Let KM Smith Writes navigate the ever-expanding world of self-publishing with you.

Book Setup Services

Let us guide you through the following book setup steps, as applicable:

  • United States copyright application
  • ISBN purchasing
  • Bookland EAN barcode production
  • LCCN registration – Library of Congress Catalog Number
  • PCN determination and application for book publishers

Learn more about these publishing services at the US Library of Congress and Bowker.