Getting Your Book Published For Dummies

Author: Sarah Parsons Zackheim,Adrian Zackheim

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118053621

Category: Education

Page: 384

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There’s never been a better time to be an author. Books like the Harry Potter series create a media phenomenon, with people lining up and camping outside bookstores to purchase newly released titles. Yet book sales overall – not just those of mega-sellers – are on the rise, as more and more people seek knowledge and entertainment through reading. The Library of Congress currently registers about 60,000 new titles for copyright each year. 60,000 books by 60,000 authors. Imagine yourself as one. Getting Your Book Published For Dummies is your complete guide to realizing whatever gem of an idea you’ve been carrying with you. If you’ve ever thought, “this would make a really good book,” be it the next great American novel or a guide to naming babies, here’s your chance to put pen to paper and find out! Written from both sides of the editor’s desk – by a widely published writer and a HarperCollins veteran publisher – this guide puts in your hand the advice you need to: Pick an idea Approach the publisher Craft proposals and queries Work with agents, or act as your own Self-publish Negotiate a contract Create the actual book Sell your published book Full of examples, proposals, query letters, and war stories drawn from the authors’ extensive experience, Getting Your Book Published For Dummies shows you how to clear all the hurdles faced by today’s writers – freeing up precious time for you to refine your manuscript. You’ll get the inside scoop on: Titling your book Major publishers, smaller houses, niche publishers, university presses, and spiritual and religious publishers The 12 elements of a successful nonfiction proposal How editors read queries Submitting fiction Publishing outside the box And much more Getting Your Book Published For Dummies is the clear, A-Z handbook that makes the entire process plain and practicable. You don’t need to be a celebrity. You don’t need to be some kind of publishing insider. All you need to do is write.
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Personal Finance and Investing All-in-One For Dummies

Author: Faith Glasgow

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119998297

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 544

View: 7658

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Providing a one-stop shop for every aspect of your money management, Personal Finance and Investing All-in-One For Dummies is the perfect guide to getting the most from your money. This friendly guide gives you expert advice on everything from getting the best current account and coping with credit cards to being savvy with savings and creating wealth with investments. It also lets you know how to save money on tax and build up a healthy pension. Personal Finance and Investing All-In-One For Dummies will cover: Organising Your Finances and Dealing with Debt Paying Less Tax Building up Savings and Investments Retiring Wealthy Your Wealth and the Next Generation
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Day Trading For Dummies

Author: Ann C. Logue

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118808088

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 368

View: 4578

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In an ever-changing market, get the advantage of trading for yourself Day trading is undoubtedly the most exciting way to make your own money. Before you begin, you need three things: patience, nerves of steel, and a well-thumbed copy of Day Trading For Dummies. This plain-English guide shows you how day trading works, identifies its all-too-numerous pitfalls, and gets you started with an action plan. From classic and renegade strategies to the nitty-gritty of daily trading practices, it gives you the knowledge and confidence you'll need to keep a cool head, manage risk, and make decisions instantly as you buy and sell your positions. Expanded coverage of day trading resources and sites available Help choosing an online broker in the current market New trading products Updated information on SEC rules and regulations (and tax laws) New investment options Updated examples that reflect current market and economic conditions Read Day Trading For Dummies and get the tips, guidance, and solid foundation you need to succeed in this thrilling, lucrative, and rewarding career!
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Pregnancy For Dummies

Author: Joanne Stone,Keith Eddleman,Mary Duenwald

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470466841

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 384

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Now updated--our bestselling guide to a safe and healthy pregnancy With robust sales and its own four-part cable TV series, Pregnancy For Dummies has been a perennial favorite, giving parents-to-be authoritative, friendly, up-to-date advice on every aspect of pregnancy and childbirth. This new edition offers all of the latest information expecting parents want to know, including expanded coverage on the health and well-being of both mother and child. It takes readers through the first, second, and third trimesters, providing new and updated coverage of prenatal genetic screening and diagnosis, amniocentesis, new high-tech ultrasounds, and the revised FDA/USDA food pyramid. It also discusses the recent celebrity trend of "on-demand" cesarean sections, multiple births, what to expect in labor and delivery, postpartum care, choosing bottle or breastfeeding, preparing a home (and siblings) for a new baby, caring for preemies, and the mother's mental as well as physical health. "A thorough, accurate, and highly informative guide." --Los Angeles Times
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Google Voice For Dummies

Author: Bud E. Smith,Chris Dannen

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470585412

Category: Computers

Page: 360

View: 6907

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Save time and money with Google's revolutionary new phone system Google Voice combines existing phone lines, e-mail, and Web access into one central communication channel. Tech industry watchers expect it to give Skype some serious competition, yet little information is available on this new Google service. Google Voice For Dummies is the first and only book on Google's breakthrough new offering and provides essential information for individuals and businesses who want to take advantage of this exciting new technology. Google Voice is expected to have a major impact on telephony and to offer major cost savings for individuals and businesses This guide focuses on an in-depth understanding of setting up and using Google Voice and how to integrate it with other Google services, including Gmail, Google Chat, and Google Talk Discusses managing Google Voice within organizations and examines key concerns for business, schools, government, and other kinds of organizations Explains how Google Voice connects with the many phone options currently available and how to move toward an optimized and inexpensive, yet flexible and powerful phone environment The book is supported by news and updates on www.gvDaily.com, the leading Google Voice question and answer site created by authors Bud E. Smith and Chris Dannen Google Voice For Dummies supplies much-needed information on this free and exciting technology that the New York Times has called revolutionary.
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Rhetorik

Author: Walter De Gruyter Incorporated

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 9783110223255

Category: Rhetoric

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Books in Print

Author: R.R. Bowker Company

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.
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