So You Want To Publish A Book?

August 7, 2020|
So You Want To Publish A Book? by Anne Trubek
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Anne Trubek wrote several books, was a member fo the National Book Critics Circle, and was a tenured English professor before she decided try book publishing. To start and run a small press, she had to teach herself the ins and outs of a confusing, often archaic, strangely shrouded industry from yet another angle: business owner, publisher, and editor. In So You Want to Publish a Book? Trubek, who also writes the weekly newsletter Notes from a Small Press, provides insights from her journeys through all facets of writing, making, and writing about books, offering authors, authors-to-be, and the curious concrete advice and information about the publishing industry. Chapters discuss book proposals, publicity, developmental versus copy editing, how to make friends (and enemies) with independent bookstores, the differences betweenBig Five and independent presses, royalties, and cover design. Handy, humorous charts such asFive Things Aspiring Authors Should Never Say,Wait, Wholesalers Receive How Much of A Discount? andThe Indignity of Returns, along with illustrations by Belt cover designer David Wilson, will help readers feel less confused by the process and, armed with more transparent understanding of the industry, more prepared to publish, promote, and purchase books wisely and successfully.
Anne Trubek is the founder and publisher of Belt Publishing, as well as the author of The History and Uncertain Future of Handwriting and, A Skeptic's Guide To Writers' Houses, editor of Voices From the Rust Belt, The Cleveland Neighborhood Guidebook, and Rust Belt Chic: The Cleveland Anthology. She writes the popular weekly newsle...
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Title:So You Want To Publish A Book?Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:150 pages, 7.25 X 5 X 0 inShipping dimensions:150 pages, 7.25 X 5 X 0 inPublished:August 7, 2020Publisher:Belt PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1948742667

ISBN - 13:9781948742665

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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