Is publishing a book expensive?
In the bad old days there were only two ways to publish.
One involved convincing a publishing company to publish your book.
If you’re one of the less than .
001% of authors who can accomplish this these days, congratulations! Buy a lottery ticket.
Lady luck favors you.
This approach won’t cost you anything.
You just have to be lucky.
The second way in the bad old days was to pay a vanity press to have your book published.
These days there is a third way: self publishing.
Yay! One of the bad answers given to your question suggests that, if you want to self publish successfully you must pay lots of money to a great host of helpers.
Wrong! Self publishing is either Free or it’s just a modern form of vanity publishing.
Wikipedia defines vanity publishing like this (and the definition tells you why it’s a bad idea): A vanity press, vanity publisher, or subsidy publisher is a term describing a