How I Got Published

Famous Authors Tell You in Their Own Words by Ray White

Publisher: Writers Digest Books

Written in English
Cover of: How I Got Published | Ray White
Published: Pages: 368 Downloads: 548
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Edition Notes

ContributionsDuane Lindsay (Compiler)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8788954M
ISBN 101582975108
ISBN 109781582975108

Sent a proposal (non-fiction) to ten publishers, heard back from four of them who wanted to publish it on the spot. It was all about the title. The rest was just a formality. This was Today I would self-publish, no question. Edit: I've authored three books through publishers. My wife has authored one via a publisher and 12 self-published. Above: Three of the downloadable coloring e-books that I created before I got my coloring book publishing deal. F+W Media. was a big year for me, because in addition to self-publishing my first e-book, it was also the year that I was contacted by a publisher for the first time! The Editorial Director for F+W Media's North Light fine art.

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The meanest rejection I got came after Little, Brown had picked me up for a three-book deal, so it didn’t bother me at all. I’ll admit that I considered sending back a copy of that rejection stapled to the write-up my deal got in Publisher’s Weekly, but I took the higher road.

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My publisher said that it would be ready by mid-February, but it was not. He said that the process was abnormally longer than normal. Ultimately, on J – 13 days before being officially published – I got the package containing 25 free copies of my first book. I opened that package. I would really love to get published on Yahoo.

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My first ‘traditionally published book,’ Poetaster, was by Ekstasis Editions, a Canadian press (I’m Canadian – pause for audience expectoration) in Victoria. The publisher asked me to submit because a poet friend of my mother’s had, by chance, got copies of these tiny little folding one-sheet chapbooks (I called them ‘crapbooks.

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AJE wishes you the best of luck! Those of us in the book world sometimes forget just how we got here. Before I started my career as a librarian and before I started writing for Book Riot, if you had asked me how to get books before they’re published, I would’ve shrugged with a grin and told you, “If you find out, let me know.” Pre-published books are cool.