Dan Poynter's Self-publishing Manual

Dan Poynter's Self-publishing Manual

How to Write, Print and Sell your Own Book

Book - 2006
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Dan Poynter's Self-Publishing Manual, more effectively and successfully than any other book, has turned writers with an idea into successful authors with books by providing solid, usable information in clear, concise, readable language. This is not the stuff of theory, it is the product of hard-earned experience.

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In this digital age, self-publishing is an attractive, viable option for many writers — if they only knew where to start. Dan Poynter demystifies the publishing process, breaking it down into an approachable, step-by-step procedure that anyone with a little time and motivation can easily master. From tips for writing more efficiently to shipping the book out the door, this encyclopedic guide covers everything the author/publisher needs to know, including typesetting, layout, and printing; obtaining an ISBN; forming a publishing company; creating effective press kits; getting marketing and promotional advice; printing on demand, downloading books and e-books; getting the book in stores and catalogs; producing profitable spin-offs such as audio and videotapes, excerpts, and foreign-language editions; and much more.

Book News
The book industry has changed dramatically since Poynter started publishing this self-publishing guide in 1979, but some things stay the same. The 15th edition continues to instruct authors who want to self publish on the basics of publishing options, writing salable material, starting a publishing company, producing a book, pricing, promoting, advertising, and then filling the orders that with luck and hard work come flooding in. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Para Pub., 2006
Edition: Fifteenth edition, completely revised
ISBN: 9781568601342
Branch Call Number: 070.593 POYNT
Characteristics: 463 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Poynter, Dan Self-publishing manual
Alternative Title: Self-publishing manual
Notes: Revised edition of: Self-publishing manual. c2003

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