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  • Genre:LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • SubGenre:Publishing
  • Language:English
  • Pages:240
  • eBook ISBN:9780991499120

Perfect Bound

How to Navigate the Book Publishing Process Like a Pro

by Katherine Pickett

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Overview
With a balanced treatment of fiction and nonfiction books as well as traditional and indie publishing, Katherine Pickett's collaborative and down-to-earth approach to the publishing process makes Perfect Bound the ideal reference for new authors. • Determine your route: Assess your strengths and weaknesses to find the publishing path that's right for you • Build your publishing team: Discover best practices for finding and working with publishing professionals • Learn from the experts: Get inside tips, advice, and real-life stories from the author and 11 Roadside Assistants—publishing professionals and other successful authors ready to help you succeed • Avoid the potholes: Identify and overcome some of the biggest mistakes new authors make, from manuscript to book • Prepare for success: Take steps today to create a high-quality and highly marketable book
Description
Know What to Expect on the Road to Publication! With a balanced treatment of fiction and nonfiction books as well as traditional and indie publishing, Perfect Bound is the ideal reference for new authors. • Determine your route: Assess your strengths and weaknesses to find the publishing path that's right for you • Build your publishing team: Discover best practices for finding and working with publishing professionals • Learn from the experts: Get inside tips, advice, and real-life stories from the author and 11 Roadside Assistants¬—publishing professionals and other successful authors ready to help you succeed • Avoid the potholes: Identify and overcome some of the biggest mistakes new authors make • Prepare for success: Take steps today to create a high-quality and highly marketable book If the prospect of publishing a book has you feeling overwhelmed, Perfect Bound has the answers and guidance you need to make your journey to publication successful and enjoyable. Go for it!
About the author
Katherine Pickett is the owner of POP Editorial Services, LLC, and the author of Perfect Bound: How to Navigate the Book Publishing Process Like a Pro as well as Freelancing as a Business: 7 Steps to Take Before Launch Day. Through POP she offers copyediting, proofreading, and developmental editing to authors and publishers across the country. She has been involved in the publishing industry since 1999, including a combined 7 years as an in-house production editor with McGraw-Hill Professional and Elsevier Inc. Throughout her career Katherine has edited more than 300 books, both fiction and nonfiction. She is an active member of the Editorial Freelancers Association and past president of the Montgomery County chapter of the Maryland Writers' Association. She is also a polished speaker and workshop leader, educating writers and indie publishers about the book publishing industry since 2008. You can find her blog at www.thePOPnewsletter.com.
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