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How to Get Published?

Book publishing has changed completely now. Used to be there were lots of wonderful publishing houses with editors who would work with you to make your book the best it could be. You used to need an agent to get to the publisher. Sadly now the agents have become the editors for your books and believe me they don’t have the talent those old editors did.

Co-Publishing Objectively

When approaching a publishing contract, like anything, much is going to depend on your reasons for wanting to publish in the first place. You have the choices of either opting in through the traditional route, maybe co-publishing with the same publisher or going it alone and self-publishing. Those reasons will differ as much as the next. Prices and agreements will vary depending on where you look as well as what’s offered in regards to publicity, marketing and ownership of the copyrights.

Literary Agents – Tips on Finding an Agent

A popular question from children’s writers is, “Do I need an agent to sell my children’s book?” The answer to this lies solely with you. Many writers are successful on their own without an agent. When you’re trying to break in as a new writer, it’s just as hard to find an agent to take a chance on you as it is to find a publisher. Many say it’s even easier to get published than it is to find an agent! Agents have reputable client lists, so it’s hard for new writers to prove that they’re going to make an agent money. After all, writing is a business.

Children’s Books – Do I Need to Find My Own Illustrator?

This question often comes up a lot and it’s one of the most common questions asked by a new children’s writer- “Do I need to find an illustrator for my picture book?” Weigh the pros and cons of dipping into the paint yourself and whether or not it’s your responsibility to find an illustrator.

From Blog to Blook Through CreateSpace

So you want to publish a book. Do you have a blog? Have you had your blog for some time? Have you been writing posts like there’s no tomorrow (or day after anyway)? Then why not convert the blog into a blook? And why not use CreateSpace to self publish it.

America’s Publishing Companies

There are many publishing companies in America. Look into the more renowned companies here.

Getting Into Bookstores

Let’s face it, regardless of the odds we authors still want to get into bookstores. But if you’ve been having a hard time with this, take heart. It’s getting harder and harder to get into stores but not impossible. We’re going to look at some of the possibilities here.

The Secrets of Getting a New York Publisher

When you look at the numbers, it’s clear that the New York publishing scene is a tough nut to crack. The reality is that with 83% of Americans wanting to write a book, the competition for a publisher’s attention is steep. So what’s an author to do? Well, if your attempts for finding a traditional publisher aren’t bringing any results, maybe it’s time to think like a publisher, instead of an author.

Get to Know the Secrets of Book Publishing

When it comes to book printing the options available are varied and the best thing you can do is to find a company that produces the best quality and has the best printing service. The companies that offer this service will let you know of the various options that are included in the printing process of a book. Some of the processes involved in book printing include:

A Guide to Book Printing Service

Book printing usually needs the right skills so that the book produced meets the standards set. With the new technology that is always coming up, there are more books being published. These books are mostly published en masse. Before the book printer was introduced in the 19th century, book printing and publishing was a very slow process that made books available only to the elite in society. Nowadays publishing is not a reserve of the rich but even the ordinary person can involve in it as long as the standards are met. There is no limit on the number of copies that you can produce because the population is always on the increase unlike in the past. Every home needs to have access to books.

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