What You Need to Know About Literary Agents

If you are an author who is shopping around for a publisher, you may find the phrase “agented submission only.” What does this mean? This means that the publisher in question will not even look at manuscripts that are sent in directly by the author. Instead, the approach must be made by a professional literary agent. Since many large, well-known publishers only accept book manuscripts that are sent in by a professional literary agent, you may decide to use the services of one. If so, that will likely be a good choice on your part, but there are some important points that you will first want to take into consideration. Please continue reading on for information that you and all …

Getting a Book Published: The Easiest Ways to Find Publishers

Are you interested in publishing a book that you just wrote? If you are, one of the next steps you will need to take involves finding publishers to approach. For many new authors, this is the most overwhelming part of the whole process. The good news is that there are multiple ways that you can find publishers to send your book to, but which way is the best? Before focusing on what ways are the best ways to find publishers, it is important to get a clear cut definition of the word best. In terms of finding publishers, you will want an approach that is easy, time saving, as well as an approach that will produce the best results. When …

Do You Need an Agent?

Are you a writer who would like to get a book published? If you are, you may have heard that you should hire the services of a professional literary agent. Yes, there are a number of benefits to using a professional agent, but is one really needed? You are about to find out. As for whether or not you use should use the services of a literary agent, there are a number of important factors that you will first want to take into consideration. One of those being your book. Have you already written your book? If you haven’t, you may be at an advantage. For example, you can take the time to first research publishers and what they are …

Common Mistakes You Want to Avoid

Do you have a book that you would like to see published? If so, you may be interested in getting started right away. As soon as an author finishes their book, they want to start approaching publishers as soon as possible. While it is more than possible to take this approach, you also want to proceed with caution. There are many common mistakes that new authors make when looking to get a book published. These are not mistakes that you will not want to make. One mistake that many authors, especially new authors, make is assuming that others will like their book, no matter what. It is important to remember that just because you think that your book will be …

A Great Alterative to Print Publishing

Are you a writer who has tried and tried and tried again to get your book published? If you have and if you have only been met with rejection letter after rejection letter, your first impulse may be to give up. The decision to do so is yours to make, but if you do believe that you have a good book on your hands, you may want to consider transforming your book into an eBook instead. A nice as it is to hear that you can take your book, transform it into an eBook, and sell it, you may be curious as to why you should do so, as well as how. The good news is that creating an eBook …