Advice to authors on the efficient publication of books.

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Our advice consists mainly of adding several steps to those you would probably take anyway and omitting others that editors and other experts on publishing consider unlikely to lead to publication. Rather early in the planning stage of your book project, for example, you should decide what kind of book you want to make it.

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Many Authors are directly influenced by other books in their field. If you’re familiar with any competing books, those are a great place to start.

Your book will have a different spin from the ones already out there, but think of it this way: you’re in the same conversation, which means you’ll probably have many of the same points of.

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