This book will help all authors, regardless of their path to publication.It contains more than 1,001 powerful pieces of advice about most phases of book publishing, plus more information thats not in piece of advice form. Its useful, informativeMoreThis book will help all authors, regardless of their path to publication.It contains more than 1,001 powerful pieces of advice about most phases of book publishing, plus more information thats not in piece of advice form.
Its useful, informative and entertaining- and achieved bestseller status within days of publication.The book is not intended to be a complete publishing reference, but rather to supplement what authors may already know—particularly if they always worked with traditional publishers, or always self-published.You may think you’ll always be an “indie’—or never be an “indie”—but plans change. It’s good to understand your options and to know how other authors work.Even authors with contracts from traditional publishers now participate in (and may pay for) marketing their books, and this book will help authors avoid wasting time and money.The books author, Michael N.
Marcus, has more than 40 years experience in publishing and is a bestselling author of more than 30 books. He shares what he learned—often the hard way, by making mistakes.Marcus said, I was particularly pleased when one of my book previewers—a man who has been in the publishing business for nearly 50 years—said, I didn’t know that.”CONTENTS:PrefaceRethinking how a book can be readThink about what you’ll write before you writeDo you need an agent?How much should you write?What should you name your baby?Market your bookSelf-publishing v.
traditional publishingA dose of realityGet the most out of a self-publishing companyForm your own publishing companyGet helpWrite your bookBuild your bookBuild your bookmaking teamDesign and format your bookEdit your bookAdd graphic elementsMake a PDFCover your bookMake an ebookBuild your website and blogGet on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Yahoo, Quora, Google, Pinterest and WikipediaGet an LCCNGet a copyrightGet blurbsGet book reviewsSell your booksSell out (maybe)One final tipPublishing terminologySum werdz too wotch owte fourAbout the authorMichael’s software:Michael’s hardware: