Publish Your First Book: A Quick Start Guide to Professional Publishing in the Digital Age
Publish Your First Book: A Quick Start Guide to Professional Publishing in the Digital Age by Karl W. Palachuk is a no-nonsense guide for self-publishing authors. The author has self-published nine books, including several best-sellers in his area of expertise. He has published more than a dozen books. This guide is intended to help "new" publishers avoid the mistakes that make their books look cheap and unprofessional. As publishing becomes easier for amateurs and first-time publishers, many people fall into the believe that its easy to create a quality book. From the writing to editing, cover design, layout, and proofreading, theres a tendency to cut corners and produce a "bad" book where a good one could exist. This guide helps those self-publishing authors make good decisions and produce a professional book the first time. Publish Your First Book covers three primary areas for producing a quality book. First, it covers the basic mechanics of getting ISBNs, registering the book with the Library of Congress, and finding a quality printer. Second, it also covers interior and exterior design, copy editing, and the mechanics of presentation. Third, it addresses marketing, promotion, and sales of the book itself. Throughout it is filled with business advice and tips from a professional who makes a living with self publishing. The emphasis here is on modern, digital self-publishing.
Author: Karl W. Palachuk
Publisher: Great Little Book Publishing Co., Inc.
Release Date: 2011-06-15