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:
-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!
|Publisher:||Morgan James Publishing|
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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
16 Resources, Resources & More Resources
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About the Authors
What People are Saying About This
"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
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
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