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4.0 out of 5 stars For Those New to the Publishing Industry
"...writing and publishing a bestseller is pretty much a matter of luck..."

Consider this: JK Rawling was turned down by 48,159 agents. Who knew there were than many agents to begin with! Who has the money for all that postage and who is in the mood for that much rejection? If you are new to publishing and are considering self-publishing or publishing more...
Published on November 4, 2011 by Rebecca of Amazon

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3.0 out of 5 stars General info about publishing today
Firstly, I found this book based more on UK so you may enjoy it more if you're from there. Most of the information was pretty general; I can't say wow, this is something that will blow you away. It explains various publishing options and what may work for you. Some writing tips at the end of the book. I did pick up some info interspersed between everything. I got this as...
Published on March 9, 2011 by meik1


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41 of 43 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars General info about publishing today, March 9, 2011
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Firstly, I found this book based more on UK so you may enjoy it more if you're from there. Most of the information was pretty general; I can't say wow, this is something that will blow you away. It explains various publishing options and what may work for you. Some writing tips at the end of the book. I did pick up some info interspersed between everything. I got this as a freebie-probably would not buy it. But, I did read the whole book, so it's your call.
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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars For Those New to the Publishing Industry, November 4, 2011
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"...writing and publishing a bestseller is pretty much a matter of luck..."

Consider this: JK Rawling was turned down by 48,159 agents. Who knew there were than many agents to begin with! Who has the money for all that postage and who is in the mood for that much rejection? If you are new to publishing and are considering self-publishing or publishing more traditionally then this book is a good introduction to the process. The authors remind the reader that there has never been a better time when it was easier to be published. They also believe that self-publishing is a viable option. However they make sure to differentiate between vanity publishing and self-publishing. I thought the section on "do and don'ts" when dealing with a publisher who wants to see your manuscript, was invaluable. There are some tips for inspiring your writing which are a little crazy but probably strangely effective or the authors would not have mentioned them. The only problem I really see with this book is the glossary of terms. The terms are there but there is no definition. So the book ends at about 84%.

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A How-To Book for Book Lovers!, June 21, 2012
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Somewhere in the space between the exclusive, members-only club of old-school publishers and the free-wheeling Kindle mavericks of Amazon, you will find an alternative world that few knew existed.

This often cheeky and always very British book will teach you about this novel route for aspiring writers to travel. If you've ever dreamed of creating a book that exists in the real world and that can be purchased in real bookshops by (more or less!) real people, then "Get Published" is just the ticket for you!

As the author of a popular book on creativity and the writing/publishing process called GET PUBLISHED NOW! The Step-by-Step Guide to Writing & Publishing Your First Book on Amazon Kindle, I released the trade paperback edition through CreateSpace.

But this book wonderfully shows how to take an even more hands-on approach to the publishing process.

You'll learn how to prepare your manuscript for submission, how to work with an editor, proof your book and help in the selection of paper and font for its printing--in other words, all those fantastic Old World activities that many of us are forgetting how to do in today's lightning fast digital world.

The authors clearly love books and are seeking authors who also love them. If you've ever dreamed of holding a highly quality, well-bound version of your magnum opus in your hands, then you'll discover exactly how to do that in this book!
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2.0 out of 5 stars Two Stars, July 4, 2014
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Another self help book by someone without the discipline to write a book
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5.0 out of 5 stars Good book, May 19, 2014
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I bought this item reading reviews of customers and I am very happy with the quality of it. It is on line with expectations.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Very Helpful, February 8, 2014
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If you are hesitant about getting started in becoming an author, this is a good place to start. This book gives great tips and insights to authoring, and the tools you need to get from start to finish.
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3.0 out of 5 stars No new Ideas for Me, August 30, 2013
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The book was sorta okay. Probably mostly for a beginner. For the price, it is worth every penny it cost!
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2.0 out of 5 stars nothing I would recommend, April 18, 2013
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Very dated general information that didn't offer any useful suggestions. It barely touched on internet publishing except to say what it was in definition form. At least it was short enough to read in one sitting so there was no need to waste much time on it.
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3.0 out of 5 stars I really didn't read it, March 9, 2013
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I am sure it will be helpful when I take time to read it thoroughly. I am thinking about writing a book so I am sure it will benefit me at that point.
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5.0 out of 5 stars My Good books list, January 18, 2013
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I like this book very much as it is very straight forward and informative.
It is my kind of book.
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Get Published: A first-time writer's guide to publishing
Get Published: A first-time writer's guide to publishing by Infinite Ideas (Paperback - October 31, 2010)
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