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Title 2015 guide to self-publishing / Robert Lee Brewer, editor.

Publication Info. Cincinnati, Ohio : Writer's Digest Books, 2014.


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 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    070.593 TWO 2015    Available
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction    070.593 TWO 2015    Available
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Non-Fiction    070.593 GUI 2015    Available
 PAS San Rafael Branch Non-Fiction    070.593 GUI 2015    Available
Description 361 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note "Revised edition"--Cover.
Includes indexes.
Contents From the editor -- Production: -- Getting started -- Book cover, cover text, interior / Leslie Lee Sanders -- Top three tools for producing great book covers / Peggy DeKay -- I O keys to standout covers / Alicia Kat Vancil -- Why and how to hire a freelance editor / Kit Cooley -- How to hire a freelance designer / Thursday Bram -- Self-publishing checklist -- Management: -- How to swing both ways / Hope Clark -- We love sales, but not sales tax / Carol Topp -- Dissecting the self-publishing contract / Aimee Bissonette -- How much should I charge? / Aaron Belz -- Recordkeeping 101 / Joanne E McFadden -- How to keep your manuscript safe / Peggy DeKay -- Making the most of the money you earn / Sage Cohen -- Should your writing business be an LLC? / Carol Topp -- Promotion: -- 30-Day platform challenge / Robert Lee Brewer -- Build platform as an internet radio show host / Dorit Sasson -- It takes a village / Mary Shafer -- How to use public relations to promote your book and career / Lorena Beniquez -- Speak more, sell more / Dianna Graveman -- How to break into the gift market / Claire Bateman -- Author's guide to creating an e-mail newsletter / Dana Sitar -- Blogging basics / Robert Lee Brewer -- Social media primer for writers / Robert Lee Brewer -- Author platform 2-0 / Jane Friedman -- Interviews: -- Bob Mayer / Olivia Markham -- Ben Galley / S K Valenzuela -- Hugh Howey / Maureen Dillman -- Delilah Marvelle / Olivia Markham -- Listings: -- Self-publishing companies -- Editorial services -- Freelance designers -- Independent publicists -- Resources: -- Conferences -- Book fairs -- Your 2014-2015 Self-publishing calendar -- Professional organizations -- Glossary -- Indexes: -- Geographic index -- General index.
Summary Overview: The 2015 Guide to Self-Publishing is the essential resource for writers who are taking their publishing futures into their own hands, whether it's referred to as self-publishing or indie publishing. In addition to hundreds of listings for freelance editors, designers, self-publishing companies, and more--the Guide to Self-Publishing offers articles on how to create standout covers, hire freelance designers, break in to the gift market, protect your work, promote your work, and more. You also gain access to: Lists of conferences, organizations, and book fairs and festivals; -- A pay-rate chart to help negotiate fair terms with any freelancers you might use; -- Interviews with successful indie authors, including Hugh Howey, Bob Mayer, Delilah Marvelle, and more. Includes access to a one-hour webinar, "How to Format E-books With Microsoft Word," indie author Jason Matthews helps writers master e-book formatting. This webinar covers each section of your book's needs, from the title and table of contents to inserting images and hyperlinks. In just over an hour, you'll be able to professionally format your e-book and give readers something they'll enjoy.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Subject Self-publishing.
Added Author Brewer, Robert Lee, editor.
Added Title Guide to self-publishing
ISBN 9781599638478

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