The Author's Toolkit - A Step-by-Step Guide to Writing and Publishing Your Book
Publisher: Allworth Press
The updated and expanded third edition of this practical guide offers essential advice on every step of the writing and self-publishing process.
All writers yearn for success and recognition. And now we are entering a golden era in which self-publishers are in the driver’s seat. In The Author’s Toolkit, aspiring authors, students, and even established writers will find the resources they need to achieve their goals and avoid common pitfalls in the realm of self-publishing.
This edition of The Author’s Toolkit is updated and expanded to cover the latest information on copyright fees and registration, the newest developments in electronic publishing, the growth of ebooks and print on demand, and tips for using social media for promotion and community. Readers will learn how to:Develop and research fiction and nonfiction ideasFind a “hook” to attract reader interestOrganize a plot and delineate charactersFormat for print and ebook readersFind an agentUnderstand literary contractsMarket and promote a finished bookObtain backing such as crowdfunding
Available since: 11/16/2010.
Print length: 218 pages.