Write a book. Publish it. Easy.
Writing a book? Written a book? Blurb can help you get it into print – easily. No big upfront costs. No expensive packages. Just use our free tools to publish your own bookstore-quality book (and still have money left over for the book party).
Be a publishing powerhouse
Blurb’s creative publishing platform lets you publish, sell, and promote your book. For as little as you get:
- High-quality printing – Text and color
- Flexibility – Print just one book, hundreds, even thousands
- Sales – Sell your book on the Blurb bookstore and the Apple iBookstore and keep the profits.
- Ease – Let Blurb handle the transactions and the shipping for your sales
Inspiration by the book
From New York Times best-selling authors to poets publishing their first collection, many writers have published with Blurb. Get inspired with the books below:
Dietmar Molitor, a self-described "culinary lunatic," has reigned supreme at fine restaurants worldwide. When the time came to put together his memoir, he knew the recipe called for three parts focus, one part ease. Since he already had the focus, he turned to Blurb for ease. Blurb’s flexible, intuitive platform proved the perfect medium for bringing his story out of the kitchen and onto the printed page.
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FAQsWhy publish my book with Blurb?
There are several advantages to going with Blurb. First up, our quality. Our printing, materials, binding, and image production are true bookstore quality. No compromises. Second, Blurb’s print-on-demand platform ensures quick turnaround (about a week from order to delivery) and flexibility (print only what you need, no warehousing, no waste, no long wait.). Finally, with Blurb you don’t have to buy into an expensive publishing package and you still get a print-to-sell solution all for one very affordable price – that of your book. And our books start at just $3.95.
Super easy. Our print-on-demand platform lets you print as needed, when needed. And because there are no packages you have to buy into, you can publish one book and treat it as a proof or galley. The upfront costs are small, the savings and flexibility are huge.
All you have to do is determine how much you want to charge above the book’s base cost, set your price, and you can sell your book in Blurb’s online bookstore. Whatever your markup, you keep 100% for a print book, or 80% of the retail price for an ebook. Blurb handles all the shipping and handling. You can also get an ISBN and sell your book elsewhere if you’d like.
Yes, Blurb’s platform lets you publish printed books and ebooks. And for a limited time, you can convert your printed Blurb book into an ebook for free. Find out more about Blurb ebooks and consider publishing your book in both formats to double your sales and distribution potential.