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May 29, 2014
Four fun, different ways to test your knowledge and experience of the publication process.

Before you submit your project to BookLife, we want to help you make your book the very best it can be. To that end, we’ve designed four self-evaluations that cover all the stages of the publication process. So, take a moment to answer some questions, assess your progress, check out some great resources, and determine how you can make your book a success.

Is your manuscript ready for readers?
This self-evaluation tackles writing, editing, art, design, and everything that goes into creating your book. Answer a few questions about the steps you took -- or are planning take -- before publishing your book. That way, we can help determine how ready your project is for market – and how we can help you make your book the best it can be.

What’s your publishing plan?
This self-evaluation addresses everything it takes to publish your book: printing, e-books, ISBNs, purchase points, and a whole lot more. Simply answer these questions about your publishing plan, so we can determine where we can help.

What’s your marketing plan?
This self-evaluation covers all things marketing -- everything from social media and online communities to book reviews and advertising. Just let us know what you're doing -- and what you have planned -- to promote your book. And based on your score, we’ll have some resources to help you along the way.

Are you ready to publish your book?
This self-evaluation covers the publishing process from start to finish: writing and editing; print-on-demand and e-books; and marketing and promotions. Answer a few questions about what you've done -- and what you're planning to do -- on the road to publication. Based on your score, we’ll point you to some resources that can help you along the way.