Show Me About Book Publishing: Survive and Thrive in Today's Literary Jungle

Show Me About Book Publishing: Survive and Thrive in Today's Literary Jungle




What’s Smart Publishing Got to Do with You and Your Book? 
One Word … Everything!

Publishing is morphing on a daily basis … If you are a new author, you’ve got publishing questions. Plenty of them. If you are an already published author, you should have publishing questions. Plenty of them. Show Me About Book Publishing has the answers.

The traditional ways and whys of publishing are broken. Fewer deals, lesser advances, more work, reduced royalties and not a lot of fun. Show Me About Book Publishing is all about the new, new way that savvy authors create their book, control its destiny and are financially successful.   
In Show Me About Book Publishing, sought after publishing consultants, veteran authors and independent publishers Judith Briles, Rick Frishman and John Kremer reveal the whys, how-tos and don’ts in today’s authoring and publishing worlds. They will show you how to:

-Publish Smart
-Avoid Costly Mistakes
-Create the Right Team for Your Book
-Pre-Sell Your Book
-Craft a Platform and a Following
-Follow a Timeline that Keeps You on Target
-Sell Foreign Rights
-Design Covers that WOW
-Understand the Dollars and Sense of Publishing
-How to Create and Launch Your Book with Pizzazz, Passion and Panache

Should you Traditionally Publish, Self-Publish, Pay-to-Publish, ePublish … which is right for you and your book? Show Me About Book Publishing has the answers to your publishing questions that you have and those you didn’t know existed.

Your guides will show you how to survive and thrive in the publishing jungle!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781600378553
Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
Publication date: 04/10/2011
Pages: 230
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Rick Frishman is founder of Planned Television Arts and coauthor of "Guerilla Publicity, Networking Magic," and the Author 101 series.

Table of Contents

People Are Talking
Foreword – Dan Poynter
1    Is There a Book in You?   
2    What’s What in Publishing Today ... Yesterday is Yesterday   
3    Money Talks ... Do You Listen?   
4    Your Publishing Team ... Soloing Doesn’t Work   
5    To Shepherd, or Not to Shepherd?...That Shouldn’t Be Your Question   
6    Publishing Requires Editing ... No Exceptions!   
7    Front Matter, Back Matter and Other Matter   
8    Book Covers Talk ... Does Yours POP ... or Snooze?   
9    The Publishing Clock is Ticking ...Practical Timeline
10    Pre-Publication Platforms ...Sell Before You Print   
11    Foreign Rights ... Where Your Mailbox Finds a Friend
12    Rebounding When You Hit the Wall...Everyone Gets Stuck Sometime   
13    You Think You Are Done ... You Are Not   
14    Mistakes to Avoid ... Or Saving Money 101   
15      Afterword   
16    Resources, Resources & More Resources
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"Show Me About Book Publishing packs a lot of current information on publishing and selling books into a compact package. Written by three indie publishing professionals, this book will be a valuable companion for anyone embarking on a self-publishing journey."

-Joel Friedlander, The Bookman

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Show Me About Book Publishing: Survive and Thrive in Today's Literary Jungle 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Judith Briles the author and publishing expert Rick Frishman is the publicitu expert John Kremer is the markeying expert The trio will guide new, and not so new authors, through the publidhing maze