Authoring Books And Materials For Students, Academics, And Professionals

Paperback | June 1, 1998

byFranklin H. Silverman

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Creating a book for the academic or professional market is a major undertaking--one that is likely to require an investment of hundreds of hours. This book offers a complete guide to the process, from weighing the costs and benefits of becoming an author, through negotiating a contract, to marketing the final book. The information, which is presented from an author's perspective, includes: selecting the most appropriate publisher(s) to which to submit a proposal, factors to consider when drafting a proposal, contract negotiation, joint collaboration agreements, time management and other writing tips, "academically respectable" ways to facilitate marketing, and working with the IRS.

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Creating a book for the academic or professional market is a major undertaking--one that is likely to require an investment of hundreds of hours. This book offers a complete guide to the process, from weighing the costs and benefits of becoming an author, through negotiating a contract, to marketing the final book. The information, whi...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 9.26 × 6.06 × 0.51 inPublished:June 1, 1998Publisher:Praeger Publishers

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ISBN - 10:0275961605

ISBN - 13:9780275961602

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.,."an easy to read, down-to-earth instruction book to take any would-be author from idea to publication....an invaluable resource to any potential author of a text or professional book. Many who may be highly motivated to put their thoughts in book form may have no idea of the details of the undertaking. Professor Silverman's book is an excellent guidebook to take on the authroship journey."-The American Economist