The Insider's Guide to Book Publishing Success (Paperback)

By Eric Kampmann, Margot Atwell

Beaufort Books, 9780825306877, 160pp.

Publication Date: February 4, 2013

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Description

The publishing industry is changing rapidly, and there are more options for authors than ever before. Should you find an agent and search for a traditional publishing deal or consider self-publishing? Should you print hardcover copies or opt for an ebook-only launch? Should you hire a publicist? This easy-to-read, nuts-and-bolts guide covers everything from what to look for in? a contract to how many copies to print. Some of the topics covered are choosing a publishing strategy, the editorial process, design, printing, sales and distribution, marketing and publicity.?


About the Author

Eric Kampmann has worked in book publishing since 1970 at Viking, St. Martin's, then Simon & Schuster. He has worked with independent publishers since 1981. Eric is currently the President of Midpoint Trade Books, a sales and distribution company for independent publishers which he co-founded in 1996. Eric has also taught book publishing courses at Harvard, Columbia, Hofstra, and NYU.

Margot Atwell has worked in publishing since 2003. She is also a freelance editor and book reviewer, and has written for publications such as Publishers Weekly, Publishing Perspectives, Moviefone, Five on Five, and Derbylife. She is a graduate of Smith College, where she founded and edited Labrys, a journal of art and literature.