Can you cash in on the boom in independent publishing? Yes! Can you keep the lion's share of the profits instead of just a small royalty? Yes! Will your book stand up next to those of the big houses? That's up to you. Anyone can publish a book today. It's no longer hard or terribly expensive. However, to compete and profit in the new and rapidly changing book market, you need a book that stands out and helps you sell it. The biggest secret is that you must put your best book forward.