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Get your first book published

and make it a success

by Jason Shinder

  • 134 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Career Press in Franklin Lakes, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Authorship -- Marketing,
  • Authors and publishers

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Jason Shinder ; with Amy Holman and Jeff Herman.
    ContributionsHolman, Amy., Herman, Jeff, 1958-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN161 .S54 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination350 p. ;
    Number of Pages350
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6792629M
    ISBN 10156414450X
    LC Control Number00057926

    Get Your First Book Published book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Writer Shinder is generous with practical advice and enthusi /5.   Traditional publishing has the resources to launch every format at once: ebook, paperback, and audiobook, for example. That’s a lot of extra work for your first book. Instead, you can do one at a time. I launched with only the Kindle version of my first self-published book. A couple weeks later, I published the : David Kadavy.

    Publishing your first book might be, as it was for me, the first step in a long-term education into the publishing industry and that’s FINE. It is true that many authors who stick with it for several years, and keep publishing (especially if they can get up to 10 books), find that all their hard work suddenly takes off and they make it big.   The output of US books is skewed first by the number of self-published (and often online-only) books. This is good because it, in a way, makes .

    Let’s Get Real About How to Publish a Book. Some say writers can make a lot more money by self-publishing. They argue that rather than settling for just a 15% or so royalty of the sales by a traditional publisher, they enjoy all the profits.. The problem with this logic is that it too often underestimates what it costs to self-publish. At Penguin Random House Australia we have an adult publishing division, and another dedicated to children's books. Find the right place for your manuscript. Getting Published - Penguin Books .


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