Best Seller: Must-Read Authors Guide to Successfully Selling Your Book

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Bestseller: Must-Read Author's Guide To Successfully Selling Your Book is a very handy guide written for authors who are wanting to get their book published, plus market and sell more books. Bestseller is filled from cover to cover with practical wisdom and advice relevant to both groups. A wry, humorous tone pervades the wealth of down-to-earth serious tips concerning how not to annoy a prospective publisher; the plans must be laid down in advance in order to succeed; how to work with retailers who "don't owe ...
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Overview

Bestseller: Must-Read Author's Guide To Successfully Selling Your Book is a very handy guide written for authors who are wanting to get their book published, plus market and sell more books. Bestseller is filled from cover to cover with practical wisdom and advice relevant to both groups. A wry, humorous tone pervades the wealth of down-to-earth serious tips concerning how not to annoy a prospective publisher; the plans must be laid down in advance in order to succeed; how to work with retailers who "don't owe you the time of day", and so much more. An excellent and highly readable resource that focuses on how to get one's words out there for visibility as well as profit. Bestseller is a must have addition to any aspiring author's personal and professional reference shelf.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781571687999
  • Publisher: Wild Horse Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/2003
  • Pages: 166
  • Sales rank: 1,391,780
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.35 (d)

Table of Contents

So, You're an Author. Who Cares? vii
Who Can Benefit from This Book? xi
Part I. In the Beginning...
1. Why? Why? Why Do I Write? 3
2. What, Exactly, Have You Created? 8
3. Are We Having Fun Yet? 16
Part II. There Was a Manuscript
4. The Dreaded Submission--Make It Count 25
5. Six Sure Things You Can Do to Piss Off Your Publisher. And End Up Sucking Hind Teat 31
Part III. And the Manuscript Begat Words (and More Words)
6. Right Up Front: Who Does What to Whom? And When? Exactly 41
7. Love Your Editor. More Than Yourself 47
8. Is Your Artistic Ability Showing? Or Is That Your Posterior, Maybe? 54
Part IV. And the Words Became a Book. Hallelujah!
9. Plan to Succeed. Or You'll Surely Fail 63
10. Stuff You'll Need. And Use 73
11. Sorry, Charley. There Is No Pixie Dust 81
Part V. And Nothing Happened 'til a Sale Was Made
12. The Pen Isn't Really So Mighty 91
13. Retailers Don't Owe You the Time of Day 97
14. Where the Rubber Meets the Road 109
Epilogue: Still Want To Be a Writer? Good 119
Appendix 125
Glossary 141
Acknowledgments 147
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