How to Succeed in the Publishing Game

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Triple Crown Publications, 2005 - Business & Economics - 127 pages

Best-selling author and world-renowned publisher Vickie Stringer began her empire with one book,Let That Be the Reason.After enduring 26 rejection letters from mainstream publishers, Stringer began to explore the promising world of self-publishing.

Stringer has distinguished herself as a Literary Renaissance Woman, boasting titles such as best-selling author, leading publisher, prominent literary agent and motivator to aspiring authors and self-publishers.

In How to Succeed in the Publishing Game, Stringer reveals the secret to her success and unveils countless valuable tips and steps on how to become successful in the world of self-publishing:

  • Utilize creative means of generating start-up capital
  • Build winning relationships with editors, typesetters, graphic designers, printers
  • Ensure that your book will flourish in the hands of the right distributors, wholesalers, bookstores
  • Develop a steadfast marketing plan, brand and image that will sell itself
  • Utilize the complete guide to dependable references and resources
  • Harvest the benefits of a best-seller!

"Ms. Stringer has entered the slightly more rarefied precincts of book publishing. And she's getting rich." -The New York Times

"Mainstream publishers wouldn't touch her book. So Stringer printed 1,500 copies and took to the road. The book became an underground hit, and bookstores began to stock it."  -Newsweek

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Contents

Youve Got to Get Some Dough
11
Business Structure
25
Cover Design
41
Copyright

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About the author (2005)

About the Authors Queen of Hip-Hop Literature Vickie Stringer has revolutionized the literary industry as a pioneer of the Hip-Hop Literature genre. Beginning with the self-publishing of her first novel, the Essence Best Selling Let That Be the Reason, followed by the founding of her internationally renowned publishing company, Triple Crown Publications, Stringers innovative voice and controversial style has earned her intrigue and fascination around the globe.The successes and achievements of Stringers novels, Let That Be the Reason, its sequel, Imagine This, the upcoming Dirty Red, and the wide popularity of the Triple Crown Publications brand have garnered attention from prominent news media since Stringer ignited the Hip-Hop Literature era less than four years ago. In addition to being featured in The New York Times, Newsweek, MTV News, Publishers Weekly, The Boston Globe, Vibe, Essence, Entrepreneur and Inc. Magazine, in April of 2005 Stringer and Triple Crown Publications became international as her novels were translated and released in Tokyo, Japan. In 2004, Stringer also founded The Valen Foundation, a non-profit organization named for her son, to reunite and restore bonds between children and their incarcerated parents.*** Mia McPherson is the Editor-in-Chief at Triple Crown Publications. Mia is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and holds a bachelors degree in Journalism from The Ohio State University.

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