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Title: How to Publish a Book


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How topublish a book?
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Methods of Publishing a Book
  • Prepare your book for publication.
  • Publish it with the help of a literary agent.
  • Publish it by directly contacting the publisher.
  • Self publishing.

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Prepare your book for publication
  • Start by deciding whether to come up with a
    manuscript or a proposal?
  • Book 100 complete
  • Non-fiction proposal
  • Fiction manuscript

4
Prepare your book for publication
  • Revise, what youve written.
  • Keep your content engaging.
  • Keep it lt100,000 words.
  • Keep your thoughts clear.
  • Make sure the objective is met.

5
Prepare your book for publication
  • Get feedback for your work.

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Prepare your book for publication
  • Prepare the manuscript.
  • Double spaced
  • 1 margin
  • Times New Roman font
  • Page numbers
  • Cover page

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Publish it with the help of a literary agent
  • Market research.
  • Describe your book clearly

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Publish it with the help of a literary agent
  • Look for literary agents.
  • Take help from a reputable guide
  • Visit a publishers marketplace
  • Surf through internet
  • Lookout for cons!

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Publish it with the help of a literary agent
  • Post a query letter.

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Publish it with the help of a literary agent
  • Sign the contract if it makes sense to you.
  • Talk to the agent
  • Trust yourself
  • Hunt for reviews
  • Read the contract carefully

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Publish it by directly contacting the publisher
  • Look for publishers.

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Publish it by directly contacting the publisher
  • Write to the publisher you consider is great.

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Publish it by directly contacting the publisher
  • Upon acceptance, sign the contract with a
    reputable publisher.

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Self publishing
  • Search for self-publishing firms.
  • Create account
  • Write the book in word or other supported formats
  • Choose between hardbacks/paperbacks/Ebooks
  • Make it available for purchase

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List of Publishing Companies
  • Penguin Random House
  • Publishing House with many imprints
  • Multiple types of contracts
  • One of the top publishing housesFor more
    information follow the linkwww.penguin.com

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List of Publishing Companies
  • Austin Macauley Publishers
  • UK based publishing company
  • Offices in US UAE also
  • Independent publisher
  • So far best reviews among many indie publishers
  • For more information follow the
    linkwww.austinmacauley.com

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List of Publishing Companies
  • Bloomsbury
  • UK based publishing company
  • Independent publisher
  • Good reviews
  • For more information follow the
    linkwww.bloomsbury.com

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We hope this was of help!
  • THANK YOU
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