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Release Your Writing: Book Publishing Your Way
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“Release Your Writing, Book Publishing, Your Way” goes beyond “how-to” books with all the information you need, whether you have: • Written a book and not attracted a publisher. • Finished a book you need out right now, for a particular market or timely topic. • Just started writing a book and need to know how to get it to market. • Grown weary of shopping a book around to agents and publishers. • Let your manuscript languish because the publishing process seemed so intimidating. Learn strategies to get your book published, write better with your computer, and discover dozens of marketing and promotion tricks to sustain a successful book launch.
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“Release Your Writing, Book Publishing, Your Way” goes beyond “how-to” books with all the information you need, whether you have:

• Written a book and not attracted a publisher.
• Finished a book you need out right now, for a particular market or timely topic.
• Just started writing a book and need to know how to get it to market.
• Grown weary of shopping a book around to agents and publishers.
• Let your manuscript languish because the publishing process seemed so intimidating.

Learn strategies to get your book published, write better with your computer, and discover dozens of marketing and promotion tricks to sustain a successful book launch.

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Introduction

Whether you’re a writer just starting out or you’re finishing a book, you can get your work published.

You know the long road to publishing success: attract an agent who has time and connections to place your book with a publisher, and follow the slow journey to publication. But there is another way: publish it yourself!

This book explores traditional publishing and offers strategies for success with self-publishing, putting you in control of the process.

But what about the writing itself, and managing computer files, and formatting a book for publication? How does an author handle marketing and promotion? We’ll take you there too. Release Your Writing walks you through the whole process, not just publishing options, and is based on extensive research publishing my own books as well as advising clients on the best route to successful and timely publication.

Why self-publish? Perhaps …

** You want your work to be seen. No one can read what’s in your desk drawer.

** You want to help people with what you’ve learned, and share your expertise.

**You have a collection of essays or stories you’d like to sell.

** You want a book for professional reasons, as an adjunct to your business.

** You’ve studied the markets and you know you aren’t likely to attract a major publisher…

Then self-publishing might be perfect for you.

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About Helen

Helen Gallagher writes about business, technology and travel for national consumer and trade publications. She also helps authors get their work published, and offers author marketing services for online visibility. Helen is the author of...

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