I thought about using amazon but I don't want to give money tothe enemy. Then again, my second favourite redpilled movie reviewer BlackPilled uses that site for his book.
I know nothing about this topic at all. So I did a quick search.
The easiest is electronic format books. (Again anywhere online is the big fucks to take a cut of your pie. It would be easy, but as already stated it's not the best...)
Distribution of electronic books is easy peazy.
Next is paying a print house to print your book in bulk. They ship it to you.
You have a physical copy, and can distribute it how ever you want.
The problem with all of this is selling it to people.
Unfortunately the big fucks are really good at looking at all the information to get money from you and the customers. On the plus side it could sell.
Also you have to deal with tax and the sales ect.
If this is your first book (or a book that will make you well known) going to the big fucks so you can get a foot into peoples minds is important.
Having your own website (digital space) to keep people uup to date of new works and where they can buy them. (You can give it to them through your website. Or email or anything really.)
If people don't know you, or the work you do they won't search for your stuff because they don't know or because they don't care.
It is your job to have them know, and have them care.
Even though it's about games it can still apply to books.
The book industry has been around for alot longer so more data can be extracted.
What does the average book in that genre and style of writing go for?
When do they do sales? Do they do sales?
Are people more interested in audio format, digital, or hard copy?
Do you have a test audience to gage the price of your book?
Using amazon and those fucks to get an in isn't bad, but do have a plan so you don't have to rely on them.
I have no test audience and no plan or buyers lined up.
I'm new to everything.
Should I make a believable social media presence?
Should I advertise my book on forums in that scifi genre?
I don't want my books to look cheap but I'm willing to sell each book in the series cheaply.
I have no idea. The goal is to sell it. (Hopefully so you can regain your losses, and to build brand recognition.) You can start slightly higher and put it on sale for slightly at or below where you want it.
Day one sales is where the most money will drop in from, or it becomes famous for some reason. (Statistically unlikely, but still possible.)
Word of mouth is very important. How you're going to do it (selling the books) is important too.
Amazon for all the shitfest that it is, can get you started. Something is better than nothing, and I repeat I have no idea.>Should I advertise my book on forums in that scifi genre?
Yes. If you even have an inkling of an idea that they might want it advertise there. Advertise to people who want it, and as a gift for those who don't necessarily like it for a friend who does. Ect.
I'm already banned from a ton of scifi forums for being a libertarian white male. Should I publish this book under a pseudonym after signing up for those forums and befriending people with that pseudonym? My book would probably immediately get more attention and promotion if I pretended to be a black woman who wrote it.
Then again nobody would believe a black woman could write my book. Women are mentally toddlers and blacks are mentally toddlers. Black women are double toddlers.
>>2543>>2544>My book would probably immediately get more attention and promotion if I pretended to be a black woman who wrote it.
Nope. Get woke, go broke is a real force. The sjw group and activist leftists do not pay. If you advertise to them you get what you advertise don't do it.
Go for people who actually read sci fi. Even contacting youtube creators to rate your book in exchange for a free copy, and maybe monetary compensation. It's a double edged sword. If it suck they will treat it apart, if it's decent they can highlight who would be interested.
But seriously selling it is the main goal, especially to people who will enjoy it and will pay for it.
Ok. What youtubers do you recommend? I only watch guntubers and swordtubers. Skallagrim and Brandon Herera.
As always excluding new stuff and alternate methods of information is handy.
The nitty gritty of animation. I think the lessons can be applied to writing as well. (New Frame Plus)https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxO_ya-RmAXCXJCU54AxYFw
Red and Blue do history, and myths, also tropes. I don't know how redpilled they are. Learning about history has a way of dispelling lies. (OverlySarcasticProductions)https://www.youtube.com/user/RedEyesTakeWarning
(RagingGoldenEagle) he does his own thing. Covers news, and various situations. Not our guy, but is redpilled. He has launched his own work using his channel.https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-_1OuLOwK8ve25sIu-5L5w
(Sideways) is the music analysis channel. I think some of things learned can be applied to writing.https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCi7l9chXMljpUft67vw78qw
(Adam Neely) another music channel. Different perspectives and from different angles.https://www.youtube.com/user/havic5
(TwoMinutePapers) AI development of the recent research. He contextualizes the papers he goes through.https://www.youtube.com/user/keeroyz
(The Bioneer) Writes his own books, does research, exercise and meditation stuff. Anything you thing the human body can do he has a video talking about it or will talk about.https://www.youtube.com/user/treehousefrog
(LessonsFromTheScreenplay) Analyses movies and their screenplays. The most bluepilled of these, but also the most relevant. Story structure ect. He keeps it professional.https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCErSSa3CaP_GJxmFpdjG9Jw
(TheBlackSwanGroup) A negotiator for an alphabet agency that starts with C for the U. S. of A. Good to know so you don't get fucked in negotiations.https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCk7jHqdlFFDBhC1QIFqi54w
Art Of the Deal. Because why not. Also check out the literature thread.
Ready, Fire, Aim is a business book for any business and everything basically follows that advice in the title.
Any free resource such as librivox. A Practical guide to self-hypnosis, The art of war. Any financial book.
Searching stuff on the internet ect
This is some really good stuff! Got any more?
As always anything here on /MLPOL/ is gold.
That's about everything even semi related that I found. I'm sure you could find more than I could. One that might cover is an old video of selling games by ExtraCredits before they turned completely into a souless machine.
Conferences about whatever product.
Videos about economics.
Uhhh... maybe Jordan Peterson Self-Authoring program? Idk.
Have you finished the book? Can I get a snipet?
Oh! The most important thing is any and all kinds of experience. That includes second hand (stories), and third hand (did you hear about the time billy when to the watering hole. ect.)
I'm afraid revealing any major details about the book here will piss people off. Imagine>"Writer posts on nazi forum"
or something like that making headlines.
Pros and cons.
Pros: Free advertising. If they are talking about you people who would read it might. Everyone even slightly left of Stalin is a nazi.
Cons: If you live anywhere close to the crazyies they might come, but they are also full of shit. Amazon might kick you off? Payment processors might hang up if you get really big, then you can sue them into the ground (unlikely but is a possibility).
It really depends on where you live. You do what you need to do.
Do your own research on what publishers are out there because there are thousands. The big-name publishers that print thousands of different books a year are probably not recommended since they're pozzed and even if you succeeded in landing a contract you'd probably be heavily restricted. On the flip side, Counter-Currents will publish anything far-right but you'll be forever limited to that narrow niche as a result. I'd say look for a medium-sized publisher that deals with sci-fi books, maybe one that's about giving new writers a chance.
Self-publishing is not recommended if you don't know anything about this, because taking on more responsibility when you're ignorant is dubious.>>2543
Yes for the pseudonym which any smart writer does. If your first work is so poorly received people go "I will never
read a book by this author again!" you don't want your real name on the cover, and that applies even moreso if the work is politically charged at all.
No for LARPing as LaKiesha. Don't pretend to be something you aren't because perspicacious readers will be able to infer something about your background and perspective from your writing. If you're a white libertarian male than roll with it even if it means you won't get a Hugo Award. Maybe adopt a pseudonym in homage of Heinlein or someone else you like?>>2529>Should I make a believable social media presence?
Have a Twatter/Gab/whatever with your pseudonym and do nothing with it except for official updates. You shouldn't get into controversy without a major following at least and a social media presence doesn't help you sell books as much as selling books helps your social media presence.>Should I advertise my book on forums in that scifi genre?
Unless there's a "post your work here" thread don't. No one likes needy authors shilling their work on forums, comment sections, or anywhere unrelated.>>2551
I'd say that if you want a modicum of publicity for a sympathetic audience then you could send a copy to Argent and ask him to do a "Reactionary Review." Make sure you do it after landing a contract (and it doesn't break the contract) because "ebul nazi book reviewer" might hurt your chances.
Just want to say again that people who self-publish or have large followings on social media have probably accomplished that after numerous iterations of their work and they know what they're doing. Go for the safe route when you're new at least, and maybe look up some biographies of famous writers to know how they did it (of course things are done a little differently nowadays).
Argent is an underrated autist who talks about politics but also reviews books, movies and anime: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MQlYwWnx-yA
This guy's great! What other ones like him are there?
I planned on making this book part shitpost at first but now I've thought of actual good ideas for the book
However some parts are still written in a hilarious shitposty tone
I want tokeep this so it will givethebook a unique tone. Any thoughts?
Almost every day, I feel like I'm not pushing myself hard enough. I will never know how hard is hard enough until I push myself so far, I go too far and injure myself, learning how far too far is.
How do I fix this?