In the arena of publishing where traditional publishers used to occupy most of the space, self-publishing has become a boon to first-time authors. Self-publishing allows you to showcase your talent without worrying about the slim chances of getting your book published the traditional way. In self-publishing, you’re your own boss. You get to retain full creative control of your book. But with freedom comes responsibility. The quality of the final product will depend on your discretion and knowledge. Here are some of the common mistakes authors commit while self-publishing a book.