First Place! Writer's Digest 22nd Annual Self-Published Book Awards (2014)
10 Steps to Publish & Succeed shows you not only WHAT you need to know, but also WHY and HOW to do it.
"I recommend 10 Steps to Publish and Succeed: How to Put Your Best Book Forward to authors and publishers who want a formula for selling more of their books, profitably."
-Brian Jud, Executive Director of APSS and the author of How to Make Real Money Selling Booksand Beyond the Bookstore
A comprehensive no-fluff guide to help writers, self-publishers and small presses navigate the paths and avoid the pitfalls of print and e-book publishing. This book is organized and formatted to help you find the information you need at a glance, with short tips and relevant anecdotes that round out the reading experience. Benefit from cutting-edge ideas, proven advice and clear dos and don'ts to put your best book forward and realize your publishing dreams.
Perfect Your Book
. Publishing Basics
. Editing & Proofreading
. Cover & Interior Design
. Photos & Illustrations
Publish & Publicize
. Print-on-Demand, Offset Printing & E-books
. Marketing & Promotion
. Reviews, Contests & Awards
"Jill Ronsley-book designer, editor and publisher-brings a wealth of experience to her readers. She covers all the essentials needed to take your book from a draft document to the final proof stage, and all the way to publishing success. 10 Steps to Publish and Succeed has it all, and the presentation is clear, straightforward and contemporary. Whether you want to take your ideas to a printed book or an ebook, all the steps are provided in this easy-to-read book, with many examples taken from the author's own career in publishing."
-Stephen Aitken, Senior Editor, Biodiversity; Membership Chair, Picture Book Artists Association