Publishing

If you’re publishing, you need to know how to prepare your files, assign an ISBN, claim your copyright, and much more. Lulu brings you the publishing information to make your book a success.


Make Money With Serial Fiction

Serial fiction is a terrific way to share and monetize your work in smaller portions. Learn more about serializing your fiction today.

How To Use Substack To Grow Your Audience

Substack is a newsletter subscription platform for journalists and other writers. Learn how you can use Substack to grow your audience.

Adobe Spark For Authors Review

Create original graphics for your book with Adobe Spark. From covers to interior design to marketing and social media.

How To Make A Graphic Novel

Graphic novels are more popular than ever, giving readers the art of comics and the plot of a novel. Learn how you can create a graphic novel.

Start your 2022 calendar [Video Guide]

Create your 2022 calendar with Lulu xPress and get the best in custom designs and pricing, all in a simple and easy to use interface.

How To Create And Print A Book For Beginners

Learn how to print a book for a gift or to sell! This guide covers the basics and includes all the resources you’ll need to publish today.

Calendar Creation Made Easier Than Ever

Meet the new Lulu calendar creator! This tool makes it easy to create a calendar using your own photos and personalized events.

Crowdfunding To Publish Your Book

Crowdfund your next book! Use crowdfunding to engage your audience and fund the editing, design, and publishing of your next project.

Self-Publishing Your Children’s Book

A children’s book is challenging to create. From design to execution to marketing, learn the secrets to publishing your children’s book!

Your 11 Step Book Layout Plan

Get your book layout under control and publish like a pro with these formatting tips for print-on-demand books.

How to Get Started Publishing

Start your publishing journey here with this detailed guide to taking your manuscript off the screen and publishing a book.

Raising Eyebrows

As part of Women’s History Month, we’re happy to invite Lynette Greenfield to share a story about what inspired her to write and publish.

Canva For Your Cover (Integration)

Lulu brings Canva, the potent graphic design tool, directly to your publishing with our integrated cover designer, powered by Canva!

Understanding Lulu

Let us shed a little light on how Lulu works and what we offer authors so you can better understand Lulu and our processes.

Copyright Law Basics For Authors

Copyright law protects your work from theft and reproduction. As an author, you need to understand how copyright law impacts your work.

Carrd Review: Simplified Author Websites

Meet Carrd; your easy to use webpage builder! Carrd comes with a robust free option to help you build your web presence.

Using Canva To Create Your Photo Book

Create a stunning photo book this year using Lulu and Canva. Get those pictures off your phone and into the perfect gift.

Why Choose Lulu?

Lulu offers some of the publishing industries best free tools for DIY authors and small publishers. From ecommerce to printing, choose Lulu.

How To Make A DIY Planner [Video]

Staying organized and on task is a challenge. With a custom made DIY planner, you can get yourself organized or create a new book to sell.

Pre-Publishing Checklist

Publishing is a grueling task. We’ve got some simplified points to remember so you don’t get overwhelming designing your book.

Book Spine And Cover Best Practices

Your book’s spine is an often overlooked piece of your cover. But a book spine requires some special attention. And ignoring it can ruin your cover!

EPUB Made Even Easier

Making an EPUB with Lulu’s ebook converter has never been easier! Follow our guide and upload your DOCX to create an amazing EPUB for sale and distribution.

Magazine And Comic Book Layout

Magazine layouts are complex. So are comic book layouts. This post looks at some best practices and includes resources for starter templates.

What is Print-on-Demand?

What is Print-on-Demand? Let’s review the history of printing (briefly) to better understand how we print today.

Meet Lulu’s Free Self-Publishing Resources

Learn more about Lulu’s free self-publishing resources to help you plan, create, publish, and market like a pro! And did we mention they’re all free?

How To Choose an Editor

Choosing the right editor for your work is key. Get to know more about the roles editors play and how to choose the right ones for you.

Scribus Free Desktop Publishing Review

Scribus is a free, open source desktop publishing program you can use to layout your book. Learn more about this tool and how it compares to InDesign.

Self-Publishing Basics For New Authors

New authors can easily be overwhelmed by self-publishing. Start with Lulu’s publishing basics to make it easier to create your book, your way.

Understanding The Publishing Gatekeepers

What is a publishing gatekeeper and why should you care? More importantly, what are the gatekeepers for your self-publishing journey? Learn more inside!

BISAC: What It Is And Why It Matters

Learn more about BISAC, the internationally accepted book categorization method used by publishers, retailers, and searchers to find your work.

Word To PDF Conversion Guide

Export print-ready PDFs with Lulu’s quick guide to export from Word to PDF for printable book files.

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