Writing Books/Publishing


Hello. I am currently writing a book, which is now approximately 600 pages long. I don't think it's that bad. Anyway, what's the best way to find a publisher, once I finish writing it?

First, identify publishers that have published material of the sort you're creating.

Second, contact them and ask information as to what they want to see in a prospectus.  Most want two to three chapters, a chapter outline, and a market analysis -- an esteimate of potential sales.

Finally, complete and submit the prospectus to all of those publishers.

If you're not offered a contract, consider working through a literary agent.

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E.W. Brody


How to get published. I`ve written eight books, edited a ninth, and have published more articles in business and professional journals than I care to remember. I`m in process of working with an agent at the moment on several non-academic books


Three university degrees, eight published books, more periodical and newspaper articles than I can remember. And I've two more books in development.

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