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Book Publishing 101: Inside Information to Getting Your First Book or Novel Published

Maeda, Martha

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Title: Book Publishing 101: Inside Information to ...

Publication Date: 2014

Binding: PAP

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Nothing rivals the sense of accomplishment that comes from getting your first book published. It is thrilling and exciting to see your name in print. As a first-time author, you are eager to share your work and voice with the world, but you may be wondering just how to break into this challenging and ever-changing industry. The Complete Guide to Getting Your First Book Successfully Published is here to help make your dream a reality.

This helpful book details the types of publishing, including traditional, subsidy, vanity, print-on-demand (POD), and self-publishing. This book goes over everything from copyrighting and cataloging to book printing and binding. You will learn about:

  • The tried-and-true basics of book publishing as well as about innovative additions to the industry, such as e-readers like Amazon's Kindle and Apple's iPad
  • The different tax write-offs available for authors
  • How to write a killer query letter and a perfect book proposal to increase your chances of having your book considered by traditional publishers
  • What to look for in a literary agent and how to read the fine print on publishing contracts.

This book discusses how to create, develop, and maintain a strong relationship with your editor, which is an integral part of getting your publishing success. Recognize how to find the right freelance editor to objectively edit your book without compromising your tone and learn about the types of editing you may need and how much to charge an editor for those services. Once the editing is complete, you're ready for the design process. Learn how to create a cover and interior design that will grab readers attention and complement your book's theme and tone.

Reader familiarity is the biggest factor in sales, with 60 percent of readers saying their decision to purchase a book hinges on already being fans of the author. It's important to establish yourself as a likable and talented author. Although you may be tight on your promotion budget, this book arms you with dozens of low-cost tactics to get your book and your name in the limelight, increase your following, and maximize your sales. You will learn about:

  • Book tours and signings
  • Sending out press releases preparing for news interviews
  • Getting your website high in search engines
  • Social media networks like Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter
  • How to market on Amazon, the key player in book sales, in order to get maximum exposure

Take advantage of the expert advice we've gathered from all types of publishers and authors to give you a real-life glimpse into today s publishing industry. An extensive resources section of this book includes places to find literary agents and POD companies as well as a sample query letter, a book proposal, and a press release. You'll also benefit from referring to a sample blog post and a fact-based article to craft your perfect marketing campaign from these examples.

With The Complete Guide to Getting Your First Book Successfully Published in hand, you're sure to hit the ground running to becoming an established, respected author in the publishing industry.

About the Author:

Martha Maeda is a freelancer, ghostwriter, and author of more than 20 books including The Complete Guide to Green Building and Remodeling Your Home, Basic Guide to Investing in ETFs, How to Wipe Out Student Loans, How to Solar Power Your Home, How to Open & Operate a Financially Successful Independent Record Label, and 101 Sunday School Activities on a Tiny Budget. She is passionate about helping people who might not otherwise become authors to self-publish their work and discover their writing potential. She currently lives with her family in Orlando, Florida.

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