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How To Get Your Book Out of Your Head and Into the World

30 Jan

A good read. Very informative. I might even have to try this.

Brent Darnell International

Publishing a book seems daunting.  But a published book helps with speaking, teaching, and establishing your credibility.  And the world of publishing is changing.  The traditional route of submitting your book to an agent and/or publisher and letting them bestow grace on you to publish your book is long gone.  I had some publishers interested in my book, and they wanted to pay me in the range of five to ten percent.  “So what do I get for that?”, I naively asked.  They said, “Nothing.”  They do no promotion, no advertising, no book tours.  They just do a run and put it into bookstores.  When is the last time you bought a book at a bookstore?  So they make 90% off your blood, sweat, and tears.  It didn’t seem fair.  That has all changed.  Self publishing used to be reserved for little old ladies writing their poetry books.  Not any…

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Posted by on January 30, 2012 in Uncategorized

 

4 responses to “How To Get Your Book Out of Your Head and Into the World

    • rogerdengle

      February 1, 2012 at 1:05 pm

      Thanks for the visit. Hope you’ll be back soon.

       
  1. Brent Darnell

    January 30, 2012 at 11:26 am

    Thanks for the repost. Looking forward to reading your blog.

     
    • rogerdengle

      January 30, 2012 at 1:19 pm

      I liked your post, Brent. Thanks for putting it out there. I hope you’ll have a chance to take a look at my newly published short story, The Lost Flip Flop. (Not a mystery story…)

       
 
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