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How To Successfully Publish Your Book

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Make those writing dreams a reality with this comprehensive guide of publishing secrets, which will show you how to go from staring at an empty page, to becoming a published author. Sound familiar? In all honesty, it's never been easier or cheaper to get your book published.

Equally, there are numerous book publishing gurus selling the idea, that writers can become successful authorpreneurs, if they follow their respective tips, usually at a hefty price. This book is different, because it does not profess to reveal previously hidden book marketing secrets or make outlandish declarations of guaranteed success, if you follow the advice in this book.

Make those writing dreams a reality with this comprehensive guide of publishing secrets, will show you how to go from staring at an empty page, to becoming a published author. Sound familiar? In all honesty, it's never been easier or cheaper to get your book published, but there are still lessons to be learned, regardless of your writing or publishing experience.

Whether your book is self-help guide or an academic thesis, a collection of poems you want to share with friends, or your epic novel that could possibly earn you a fortune, this book will provide you with the practical advice and technical information you need to turn your manuscript into a finished book. It also provides valuable guidance to ensure you have a clear understanding of your goals.

For example: What do you want to achieve from publishing your own book? How much money can you afford to invest? Who will buy the book? Do I need I need an agent? Once you have made an informed decision to publish your own book, you'll be given some excellent tips on how to submit your manuscript to traditional publisher or self-publishing, including how to market, distribute and sell your book successfully.


Delroy Constantine-Simms is a UK registered Counselling Psychologist and a qualified Therapeutic Career Coach. Constantine-Simms has previously edited the following books and Co-edited Teachers for the Future (1995) The Greatest Taboo: Homosexuality in Black Communities (2001) Hip Hop Had a Dream: Vol. 1 the Artful Movement (2008) Constantine-Simms is the recipient of the 2001 Lambda Award for Best Anthology for his book: The Greatest Taboo: Homosexuality in Black Communities (2001). He is also as freelance print and photojournalist, whose work is regularly submitted and distributed by photo agencies such as Corbis Images and Demotix. His articles and images have appeared in British and international publications such as the Word (Canada) The Big Issue, The Guardian, The Voice Newspaper, Miami Times, and many other publications. He is currently pursuing part time academic study at the University of Oxford (UK)


ABOUT THE AUTHOR ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS PREFACE INTRODUCTION CONTENTS CHAPTER 1: ADVICE FOR FIRST TIME AUTHORS First Time Authors 11 Steps to Print Publication How to Get a Book Published Will Your Book Get Published? Ensure Your Book Gets Published Which Genre of Books Are Easier To Get Published? How to Publishing a Children's Book Tracking Manuscript Submissions CHAPTER 2: FINDING A SUITABLE PUBLISHER Finding A Publisher How to Find Book Publishers The Easiest Ways to Find Publishers Working with Major Publishing Houses Publishing Options Recent Developments Abusive Publishing Practices CHAPTER 3: PROFESSIONAL BOOK AGENTS Do You Need an Agent? How to Find a Literary Agent? What You Need to Know About Literary Agents Abusive Agency Practices Query and Submission Services CHAPTER 4: THE BOOK PUBLISHING PROCESS The Publishing Process Acceptance and Negotiation How to Get a Decent Book Advance Questions to Ask Before Accepting an Offer Pre-Production Stages Editorial Stage Design Stage Binding Sales and Marketing Stage The Publisher's Office Printing Distribution Book Rights Department CHAPTER 5: SELF PUBLISHING MADE SIMPLE What Is Self-Publishing? The History of Self-Publishing ISBN Numbers Business Aspects Technological Advances Electronic (e-book) Publishing Print-on-Demand Vanity Publishing Creative Aspects Technical Aspects CHAPTER 6: BOOK EDITING FOR SELF PUBLISHED AUTHORS What Editors Do? Types of Editing When Do You Need an Editor? What Editing Can't Buy? Literary Consultancies and Manuscript Assessment Services Warning Signs CHAPTER 7: THE REALITIES OF SELF PUBLISHING Should You Self-Publish Your Books? Self-Publishing Your Own Book When Should You Consider It Can You Afford to Self-Publish? The Realities Self-Publishing The Pros and Cons of Self-Publishing Your Own Book 17 Things Self-Publishers Need to Know About Book Design Self-Publishing: Is This the Way to Publish Your Book? 30 Reason Why Self-Publishing Is Harder Than It Looks The 7 Deadly Sins of Self-Publishing A 10 Point Summary of Self-Publisher Responsibilities A 14 Point Summary of Do's and Don'ts for Aspiring Authors CHAPTER 8: E-BOOK PUBLISHING Why Self-Publishing in E Book Format Is Better Today Ebooks Meeting the Demand E-Books: The Great Alternative to Print Publishing Ebooks The End of The World as We Know It Preparing Your Books for the Digital Marketplace CHAPTER 9: THE IMPORTANCE OF COVER DESIGN 8 Mistakes that Will Absolutely Kill Your Book! 8 Essential Tips for Improving Back Cover Copy and Book Publicity The Glamour Book Cover Book Covers and Stereotypes CHAPTER 10: BOOK MARKETING STRATEGIES The Do's and Don'ts of Marketing Your Book: Part 1 The Do's and Don'ts of Marketing Your Book: Part 2 The Do's and Don'ts of Marketing Your Book: Part 3 Pre-Publication Publicity Services Press Release Services Vanity Radio Services CHAPTER 11: AUTHORS AND SELF PROMOTION Pre-Publication Publicity Services Is It Worth Getting a Publicist? Creating an Online Presence Self-Promotion Through Networking! The 15 Main Advantages of Advertising in Print Media Manuscript Display Websites Fake Book Awards Fraudulent Book Contests How to Assess Book Contests and Awards CHAPTER 12: HOW TO SELL MORE BOOKS How to Get Your Book in Brick-and-Mortar Stores 10 Reasons Why Books Don't Sell More Than 100 Copies 7 Strategies for Reaching New Audiences through eBooks Why You Should Not Believe The "Best Seller" Hype Book Display Services Book Fair Representation Paid Shelf Space CHAPTER 13: BOOK PRICING Why You Should Give Your Books Away for Free The Power of Free to Drive Sales Pitch Perfect Pricing CHAPTER 14: AUTHOR SOAP BOX The Book That Never Was or Will Be The Wannabe Book Reviewer Co-Author's Beware EPILOGUE


Titel: How To Successfully Publish Your Book
EAN: 9781945178498
ISBN: 978-1-945178-49-8
Format: E-Book (epub)
Herausgeber: Think Doctor Publications
Genre: Medien, Kommunikation
Anzahl Seiten: 466
Veröffentlichung: 27.10.2016
Jahr: 2016
Auflage: 1. Auflage
Untertitel: Englisch