Business Opportunities – Do You Really Want to Start a Magazine?
About five days ago, an individual who subscribes to one of my websites contacted me to discuss a couple of different business opportunities. One of the business opportunities which has been troubling me was that of a magazine publication. When I say magazine publication, I am talking about the kinds that you see on the table at the dentist, not the kind that you read on the internet. This idea of starting a magazine got me thinking so much that I decided to write an article about it.Editing Books – What You Need to Know
After writing your masterpiece, you maybe wondering what to expect from the next important step…editing you literary work. So, what is the purpose of editing a book?Vanity Publishers With a New Face
Vanity publishers constantly look for new ways to hide their true identity. Their latest disguise involves telling new authors they will pay all publishing costs. They only ask the author to purchase 2000 copies of his own book at 50% discount off retail. The numbers don’t add up in the author’s favor.The Pros and Cons of Self-Publishing
If your goal is to be a published author, you need to understand the different publishing options available to you and the advantages and disadvantages of each. There are two principal classifications of publishing: non-subsidy and subsidy. Non-subsidy is the traditional form of publishing where a commercial publisher pays you to publish your book. In a subsidy relationship, you pay to have your manuscript published.Why You Should Go For the Short Run Book Printing
With the recession still taking its toll, the publishers as well as the authors of books seem to be in a dilemma – how many copies of a new book should be printed. Well, the problem was not an indigenous product of recession anyway. In fact, it is one of the predicaments that the authors and publishers have always found themselves with.Timeless Insights For Your Self-Publishing Career
Every self-published author will go through the roughs and bumps of publishing their book before reaching the pedestal of success. When working your head and heart out on your manuscript, not everything is beyond your control despite…Is Self Publishing For Me? How Can I Know?
Have you thought about self publishing your book? This questionnaire will help you decide if it is right for you.Self-Publisher and the Editor
In this new wave of self-publisher’s coming to the scene, the function of an editor’s duties will on the most part be absorbed by the self-publisher. This is not to say that the self-publisher will not have a component editor to give the final manuscript the once over before your book goes to a printer. Today we now have these e-books or print-on-demand or desk-top publishing that puts everyone out of a job! The era of the publisher, editor and printer are becoming less and less for our purposes.The Four Stages of Editing Your Manuscript
You are finished writing your manuscript and you are ready to find a company to publish your book and get it into bookstores across the country by fall. Hold on there, cowboy! You forgot about the editing process.Do You Really Need to Hire an Editor For Your Book?
Now that your masterpiece is finished, you are ready to get your book ready for the world to read. You wrote it with tender loving care and attention. Actually, if you are honest with yourself, you really don’t want anybody touching your baby.