• Once you have a Kobo account, you can create your author account here.
  • Remember that you will need to confirm your registration by clicking the link in the email you will receive before your account is active.


  • Click here for a detailed explanation of how to set up your account details so that you can be paid.
  • Please note that you will not be able to publish your book until we have these details—we cannot sell your books unless we have a way to pay you.
  • If you run into any difficulties with these steps, email the KWL team for support.



  • Please see here for a detailed explanation of how to upload and publish your ebook.
  • If you wish to make changes to your published ebook, you can do this at any time.
  • Remember that your book should look as polished and professional as possible. While you can design your own cover and Kobo can automatically convert your file to an epub, you can also enlist the help of a professional to design a custom covercreate an audiobook file or convert your manuscript into an epub file.



Just because your book is out in the world doesn’t mean you can sit back and relax! You will need to be constantly working to promote and sell your book.

  • Take advantage of promotional opportunities. Kobo’s beta merchandising tool is available for English-language books. Please contact us if you would like to be considered. Note that to be selected for a promotion, you should have an eye-catching and professional looking cover – check out our tips for a great book cover.
  • Optimize your pricing for different regions.