Mainstream publishing isn't an option for everyone who wants to write a book. Thankfully, there are many ways for independent creatives to produce their own book-length work and distribute it to the masses.
The process isn't an easy one, and many find it difficult to navigate. Jouelzy, a lifestyle vlogger who released her own book, Send it On, in 2014, has generously provided her thoughts on what aspiring authors need to know to self-publish books.
She crams a lot of information about designing, editing, and selling self-published books into the short video, but it's well worth the watch.