The Heidi Thorne Show

Self Publishing Craft Books: What You Need to Know | Episode 193

May 11, 2021

I'm amazed at the creativity of so many crafters, needleworkers, and artists. Some of these talented individuals have taken to offering their how-to information to others, sometimes for money, sometimes for free on social media. If you're one of these crafters interested in sharing and selling your project ideas, and you want to do a self published craft book, there's a lot you need to consider. I discuss.

Blog: The Challenges of Self Publishing a Craft Book

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Timestamp show notes (click timestamp to view segment on YouTube):

0:51 Instructions for instructions

2:20 Using pictures in craft books

4:11 Use black & white or color images in craft books?

7:10 What about craft eBooks?

9:09 A BIG no-no for craft books

10:37 More legal issues with craft books

11:58 Challenges of craft books for kids

12:55 Amazon or Etsy for selling your craft books?

14:32 Heidi's new eBay profile (thornecomm) for crafting books

15:15 How to connect with Heidi

Heidi's eBay link: