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So you want to publish your own book & e-book, Myra Faye Turner - electronic bk

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Summary
Publishing two books, selling film rights, and being in TIME magazine- these kind of seem like pipe dreams. However, this is actually the life story of Beth Reekles, the famous 17-year-old writer. Being a successful writer at a young age is no longer a pipe dream, and this book can help make it your reality. With a bit of humor and a conversationally quirky tone, this book shows the young adult audience how to write a killer query letter and book proposal. Teens will also learn what to look for in literary agents and editors and how to read the fine print on contracts. The creative part of book publishing is covered with beautifully colored photography and graphics; you will learn how to create an eye-catching cover as well as some basics on book design. Reader familiarity is the biggest factor in sales, with 60 percent of readers saying they're more likely to purchase if they've heard of the author. This may seem like a catch 22 for young people, but this book arms you with dozens of low-cost tactics to get your name in the limelight. You will learn about book tours, signings, and how to make the most of Amazon's marketplace. Advice and information from all types of publishers and authors gives you a real-life glimpse into today's publishing industry. With this young adult guide in hand, you're sure to hit the ground running to becoming an established, innovative author in the publishing industry
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
1 online resource
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781620232200

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