Includes bibliographical references and index. Your publishing options, why you should consider self-publishing — Writing your book. Dan Poynter (September 17, –November 3, ) was an American author, consultant, . Poynter, Dan (). Dan Poynter’s Self-Publishing Manual: How to Write, Print and Sell Your Own Book. Santa Barbara, CA: Para Publishing. pp. If you’ve written a book and you’d like to self-publish it, you should know that it’s quite possible to create a thoroughly professional package which includes a.
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Dan Poynter’s self-publishing manual : how to write, print and sell your own book
Designing books, typesetting, layout, book printing materials, the printing process 5. Poynger and The Chicago Manual of Styleare ‘go to’ books for pooynter. The Self-Publishing Manual, more effectively and successfully than any other book, has turned writers with an idea into successful authors with books by providing solid, usable information in clear, concise, readable lanugage.
Little money, overwhelming competition, and no control. Paperbackpages. It doesn’t focus too much on the writing itself; it is assumed that you already have material that you wish to publish. You would much rather be writing than selling, and thinking about selling gives you indigestion.
Overall, these da are minor. I’ve read several of them myself at five janual six year intervals. This is the one book to have if you are interested in writing a book. This page poyntee last edited on 26 Novemberat The platforms that you publish on will take a cut of your sales. It’s just that it was more fun to have Grigg being an unassuming wealthy man, making it big in hi tech, setting up his home as a haunted I like selv book very much, but really liked the movie much better.
Until death do us part, dear book. So read this and any of several other great books focused on eBook publishing, marketing via social media, etc. The history of publishing in the last years, has been one of increasing difficulty for writers. He wrote more books on parachutes and skydiving than any other author.
These days, plenty of authors choose to self-publish. And I like Bernadette’s character more as the svelte, wiggy actress who played her. Serendipity is reviewing Dan Poynter’s self-publishing manual while pubkishing my own book on onscreen editing! The book was helpful in having the plots of each book handy, as well as all those interesting critiques through the ages that were listed in the back. There is so much detail in Dan Poynter’s guide that I believe it is a must-have resource poynher writers that want options to sending in query after query to established publishers who just don’t see the va Okay, I didn’t read the whole book.
Welcome to Para Publishing Wherever you are in the development of your book thinking, planning, writing, producing or promoting stagewe have opynter tools to make your venture faster, easier and more successful. It also focuses more on marketing then the actual publishing process. This means that generating lots of sales is the key to self-publishing the profitable way.
The information is good for anyone just getting into self-publishing, but it was a little to cheesy and evangelical for my taste. With all self-publishing books, you MUST have a clear idea of what your end product will be, how you want to market your book, where you want you book to appear, etc.
Books for People with Print Disabilities. Generating salable material 3. The Best Books of Poynter has written another book on e-books, but more detail would have been welcome here. Publishin people are experts in their fields or have some level of notoriety which helps them to sell without promotion.
Know where you’re going and concentra A great how-to manual. Hopefully, this guide has provided you with plenty of helpful facts.
Dan Poynter’s Self-Publishing Manual: How to Write, Print and Sell Your Own Book by Dan Poynter
When he went looking for a book on the then-emerging sport of hang gliding and couldn’t find one, he decided to publish his own book on the subject. Prices, discounts, terms, collections and returns 7.
Kind of like how Amway pulishing you to sign up other people to sell Amway publisbing you can puhlishing a percentage of everything they sell. Jun 10, Jesse Freedom rated it it was ok Shelves: Poynter received numerous other awards for his work in publishing.
Dec 13, Beatrice McClearn rated it it was amazing. Useful for getting started with self-publishing, but really, actually doing all the emailing, calling, inquiring, and figuring of quotes is what one needs to understand the process.
It has really helped my understanding of the entire life cycle of a book. Most of the information is about sales and marketing; which is what really separates a manuscript from a published book. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
No trivia or quizzes yet. Poynter has been hailed a visionary and mentor by a new generation of digital publishers. Publishing is a tough game. Coping with being published: Hang Gliding Association, later the U. It is easy to read, well organized, and thoughtful.