The Insider's Guide to Book Publishing Success

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Midpoint Trade Books Incorporated, Feb 4, 2013 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 158 pages
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The publishing industry is changing rapidly, and there are more options for authors than ever before. Should you find an agent and search for a traditional publishing deal or consider self-publishing? Should you print hardcover copies or opt for an ebook-only launch? Should you hire a publicist? This easy-to-read, nuts-and-bolts guide covers everything from what to look for in a contract to how many copies to print.

Some of the topics covered are choosing a publishing strategy, the editorial process, design, printing, sales and distribution, marketing and publicity.

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User Review  - Marian Powell - Goodreads

Very informative. A must read for anyone planning or writing a book. Read full review

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User Review  - Caleb Lang - Goodreads

This book offers some great information, but it is more of a broad overview than anything else. It wasn't as helpful as I had hoped. Read full review

About the author (2013)

Kampmann is also the author of Tree of Life and The Book Publisher's Handbook. He received an undergraduate degree from Brown University and a graduate degree in English at Stony Brook. Kampmann has worked in book publishing since 1970, and has taught at several universities, including Harvard, Columbia, New York University, and Hofstra. He has also led many Bible studies.

Margot Atwell has worked in publishing since 2003. She is also a freelance editor and book reviewer, and has written for publications such as Publishers Weekly, Publishing Perspectives, Moviefone, Five on Five, and Derbylife. She is a graduate of Smith College, where she founded and edited Labrys, a journal of art and literature.

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