Book Magic is indispensable for every writer who dreams of publication. Easy to read and practical, it provides all the information and tools you need to understand the publishing industry and increase your chances of getting commercially published or ably manage your own self-publication. Books are magic! They turn unknown writers into authors and, perhaps, even into household names. But publishing is a complex world, full of insider rules and financial constraints that, if not respected, cause good book ideas to vanish into thin air and writers to question their calling. Discover how to weave some spells that boost your chances of getting published; explore the wizardry surrounding agents, query letters, and book proposals; and look into a crystal ball at trends in the North American market and in self- and electronic publishing. Find out how the Canadian and American publishing scenes differ and how approachable medium and small publishers really are. Most importantly, learn the best publishing option for your project. The third edition of the bestselling Book Magic details all you need to know about e-publishing in qElectronic Sorceryq and shows you how to get published in this new medium, whether you want to do it yourself or go with a commercial e-publisher.Adult hardcover fiction and massmarket paperback sales declined 40% ( Publishers Weekly, February2011). Most ebooks are cheaper than print books, more portable and use fewer trees. Fictionisthehot ticket forereading. ... are suitable for conversion. Free epublishing services like Smashwords and Kindle Direct Publishing.
|Title||:||Book Magic (3rd ed.)|
|Author||:||Julie H. Ferguson|
|Publisher||:||Beacon Publishing - 2011-06-09|