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How to Land a Traditional Book Deal Part 1: Write a Query Letter

If your goal is to land a traditional publishing contract, there are standard industry procedures to follow to make this happen. Here’s how: Write a query letter Contact agents and editors Send a book proposal as requested Sign a big fat contract and live happily...

Traditional Publishing Myth #1: The Publisher Invests Big Bucks in Book Marketing

Whenever I speak to audiences about publishing, it still surprises me that so many new authors think that a traditional book deal is the ultimate solution to all-things-publishing. Most believe that with a big house deal they won’t have to worry about marketing. Unfortunately, that’s...

Some Facts You Should Know About Traditional Publishing Deals

*It typically takes a traditional publisher a year to complete your book and put it into distribution. With the amount of red tape they have going on, the process seems to take forever. Just don’t expect to see your book on shelves within a few...

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