Publishing Gems: Insider Information for the Self-Publishing Writer

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Outskirts Press, 2005 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 88 pages
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The Self-Publishing ManualColorado Independent Publisher's Association
  • Writing a book opens windows but publishing one opens doors
Table of Contents Part I: Craft Your BookNine Steps for Plotting a Fiction FoundationFour Ways to Finish the Book You Have StartedFive Tips for Catching Errors in Your ManuscriptFive Questions Answered About CopyrightPart II: Choose Your PublisherTen Concerns When Choosing a PublisherSeven Secrets of Old-Fashioned PublishingFive Facts About Vanity PrintersSeven Benefits of On-Demand PublishingPart III: Promote Your BookSeven Hints Regarding Pay-per-Click PromotionThree Methods for Establishing a HookSix Steps to Becoming an ExpertSeven Steps for Securing a Media EventTen Tips for a Top-Notch Press ReleaseFive Questions Answered About Book ReviewsSeventeen Book Reviewers ListedNine Book Signing TipsPart IV: Sell Your BookFive Facts About Book CoversFive Important Aspects of E-BooksFour Pricing Definitions for DistributionEleven Tips for Enhancing Your DistributionTwo Online Discrepancies ExplainedFour Elements of a Complete Online ListingTwelve Criteria for Getting Shelf Space

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About the author (2005)

Brent Sampson is the president, founder, and CEO of Outskirts Press, Inc, located in Parker, Colorado and online at Featuring advanced on-demand technology and unprecedented flexibility, Outskirts Press offers custom publishing services that feature the best aspects of old-fashioned publishing and vanity printing. An accomplished artist and writer, Brent Sampson is the author of Adventures in Publishing: An Interactive Guide to Publishing Your Book and The Art of Poetry. Together with Outskirts Press, he is an active member of the Colorado Independent Publisher's Association, the Publisher's Marketing Association, the Small Publisher's Association of America, and the Small Publishers, Artists, and Writer's Network. Outskirts Press is a proud member of the Better Business Bureau.

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