I Put My Poetry on KDP

Well, I did it! Available January 1, 2018, is my first installment of poetry. Some of them are from this blog, but most of them are brand spanking new! I am so excited that I’m not sure whether I am going to pass out, vomit, or cry myself into oblivion. There was no way of knowing how terrifying this would feel until I did it, but it’s too late now. I can’t turn back.



My novel is still in edits and getting this book of poetry published helps me keep my ass in gear. I am hoping that my first official novel to be published will be out by June 2018. In the meantime, why not enjoy some other work? 🙂

I’m so brand new at this thing that I am taking it super slow. The book will only be available through KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing) until I can figure the rest out. People have asked me if there will be a print copy, and there will be in the future. I can also make it print on demand, too.

Well, you don’t know how deep the water is until you jump in, right?

Happy Wednesday!

Author: D. A. M. Steelman

I could get through life just fine quoting heavy metal lyrics.

12 thoughts on “I Put My Poetry on KDP”

  1. Congratulations! Did you self-publish? I’ve been tossing around the idea of self-publishing my novel once it’s ready, but I’m still on the fence about it. Was hoping to get some perspective from those that have self-published.


      1. That makes sense. During my master’s degree, we discussed publishing and a few of my classmates started with the Amazon Kindle Exclusive first to build up a readership. Let me know how it goes for you. I’d like to know if what I’ve heard from others is the same experience you have.

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