As a self-publishing writer you owe it to yourself to distribute as widely as possible. Enter Lulu. Review it first to see if it’ll suit you and if it does this checklist will ensure you don’t miss any steps in getting your book online.

If you’re only stumbling across this series of posts now you can go back to the beginning and start at #1 on this page.

And rememberyou can copy and paste the checklist below or if you’d like the full list of 18 checklists in printable (PDF) format, just send me your email address below and you’ll be able to download immediately. 

Project Name: ______________________  Date: ______________
                                                                                                                                                           Yes           No

You can create a free Lulu account at:

https://www.lulu.com/account/sign-in#signup

Lulu Step 1 – Choose Your Publishing Type

1 You can create your book and distribute through Lulu (on Amazon, Barnes
and Noble, and Nook) through http://www.lulu.com/create

2 You can simply print your book and order books through
https://xpress.lulu.com/

Lulu Create Checklist
Step 1:

1 Enter your Title
2 Enter your Author Details (Name and Last name)

Step 2:

1 Upload Your Print Ready Files
2 Let Lulu run its automated check

Step 3:

1 Upload Your Print Ready PDF Cover
2 Let Lulu run its automated print checks

Step 4:

1 Review all details and hit ‘Save and Finish’.
2 Order a Proof Copy

The Self-Publishing Writer's Checklist

I’m using these lists myself and they’re absolutely chock-a-block with valuable information. Enjoy!