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The author's toolkit: A Step-by-Step Guide to Writing and Publishing Your Book
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Publisher Allworth Pr
Publication date October 13, 2015
Pages 182
Binding Paperback
Edition 4th
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781621534822
ISBN-10 1621534820
Dimensions 0.50 by 5.50 by 8 in.
Weight 0.51 lbs.
Original list price $16.99
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Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: 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 writer pitfalls. Updated and expanded to cover the changes in 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, this detailed guide offers advice on every step of the writing and publishing process. Readers will learn how to:

•Develop and research fiction and nonfiction ideas
•Find a “hook” to attract reader interest
•Organize a plot and delineate characters
•Format for print and ebook readers
•Find an agent
•Understand literary contracts
•Market and promote a finished book
•Obtain backing such as crowdfunding

Written in an informative and easy-to-understand style, this guide is a treasure chest of resources and tools for writers seeking professional advice.

Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.

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4th edition from Allworth Pr (October 13, 2015)
9781621534822 | details & prices | 182 pages | 5.50 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.51 lbs | List price $16.99
About: All writers yearn for success and recognition.
Revised edition from Allworth Pr (March 1, 2003)
9781581152609 | details & prices | 192 pages | 5.50 × 8.50 × 0.50 in. | 0.27 lbs | List price $16.95
About: A writer and editor walks readers through the process of writing and publishing a book, from nurturing the seed of an initial idea through the complexities of distribution.

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