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What I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Writing A Book

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Writing a book is a dream for many. Getting it picked up by a major publisher is an amazing achievement. The process of writing, publishing and marketing a book however can feel daunting, long and nearly impossible. This short ebook is here to help. Packed with all the advice, tips, mistakes to avoid and actions to take from dozens of published authors, it is what everyone should have when getting started.

Every question from: what to write, finding an agent, the book proposal, contracts with publishers, the writing and editing process, cover design, release dates, publicity and marketing strategy, ebook tips, what to spend money on, getting amazing testimonials, how to become a bestseller and your online social networking addressed in this ebook.

Written in an informal and conversational tone, it highlights what you must do and ask for in a contract, how to make yourself a brand and not just an author, how to really make money with a book and how to enjoy yourself along the way. This is a goldmine of information that will literally change the way you write and get published. And yes, it will probably save you a ton of money, sweat and time along the way.

What people are saying: “I love what Ariane has done with this book! Drawing from her own experience and in-depth interviews with dozens of authors and industry-insiders, she shares secrets, tips, advice and lays bare the mistakes we’ve all made as writers all in the name of helping aspiring writers flourish. A great resource if you’re serious about getting your book written and published.” – Jonathan Fields, author of Uncertainty and GoodLifeProject™ founder

“All the secrets you need to be a successful author are here. I’ve been going to Ariane for advice on publishing, agents, advances for years - One suggestion in here could help you double your advance, increase your email list or have you choose the right publisher. Basically, I wish I had this book before I pushbilsed mine. You will save time, sweat, money and frustration and actually thrive in the world of publishing.” – Mark Thornton, Author of Meditation in a New York Minute; Super Calm for the Super Busy

Customer Reviews

Everything you always wanted to know about writing a book but didn't know who to ask

Finally!!! All those questions you always had about writing a book - from getting an agent, to self-publishing or going for one of the big publishing houses, to marketing, to royalties etc. - answered in an easy to read and straightforward format! This is a little gem, packed with useful tips and information on how to deal with the seemingly complicated process of writing a book and getting it in front of readers. Even better, Ariane knows what she's talking about, she's been published by one of the top publishing houses, has self-published, has had an agent and sometimes gone without, written a hardback and also gone straight to digital.
This is an easy must-read for anyone who's ever had even the slightest thought of writing a book, including those who have already written something and don't know how to move forward, or those who have already published and want to try another format.

What I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Writing A Book
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  • $7.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Self-Improvement
  • Published: Jan 02, 2014
  • Publisher: Ariane Media LLC
  • Seller: Pronoun, Inc
  • Print Length: 31 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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