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Includes bibliographical references and index. Your publishing options, why you should consider self-publishing — Writing your book. Dan Poynter (September 17, –November 3, ) was an American author, consultant, . Poynter, Dan (). Dan Poynter’s Self-Publishing Manual: How to Write, Print and Sell Your Own Book. Santa Barbara, CA: Para Publishing. pp. If you’ve written a book and you’d like to self-publish it, you should know that it’s quite possible to create a thoroughly professional package which includes a.

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There is so much detail in Dan Poynter’s guide that Mwnual believe it is a must-have resource for writers that want options to sending in query after query to established publishers who just don’t see the va Okay, I didn’t read the whole book. There are no reviews yet. Discounts outside the book trade: Hang Gliding Association, later the U. Coping with being published: With regard to marketing, your safest bet is to utilize social media in order to get the world out.

Publisning where you’re going and concentrate on whats relevant to YOU, not the entire industry. This book has been the true bible of the self-publishing industry through its many editions.

Dan Poynter’s Self-Publishing Manual: How to Write, Print and Sell Your Own Book by Dan Poynter

Be the first one to write a review. The discussion of online publishing is inadequate, containing only a brief mention of the main e-book formats. Apr 06, Ryan Petty rated it it was amazing.


Chapter 7 provides superb advice on promotion.

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Most of the information is about sales and marketing; which is what really separates a manuscript from a published book. Dan Poynter’s Self-Publishing Manual: Stay ahead with Tip Sheet! Okay, I didn’t read the whole book. He served in elective office in various aviation associations poynfer the United States Parachute Association chairman of the boardThe Parachute Industry Association Presidentthe U.

Dan Poynter’s self-publishing manual: how to write, print and sell your own book

Up to the s, it was not unreasonable to hope that an editor might take you on, even though you were an aspiring writer with a flawed first manuscript. Open Preview See a Problem?

The discussion of copyright is similarly superficial, with no clear explanation of why xan register and not enough detail on photograph and illustration copyrights; such omissions might lead authors down risky paths. However, creating a really attractive and professional print book is tougher.

Or what do I do now?

If you have questions or need assistance setting up your account please email pw poyntef. This book is what most people call the “bible” of the self-publishing industry. Continuing to write and publish, he produced a circular book on Frisbee play that came with a frisbee, the first book on word processors, pioneered fax-on-demand, began selling information products from his website inwrote many more books on writing, publishing, and book promoting and began speaking on the subjects worldwide.


Dan explains a multitude of detail pynter presenting your book in its best possible light. It has really helped my understanding of the entire life cycle of a book. It wasn’t that I saw the movie before reading the dam that pushed me to like the book better.

If you haven’t read Dan Poynter’s books then you’re not a self-publisher. And Poynter takes his own advice to non-fiction authors by listing numerous extra documents spin-offs available on his website for a fee. Know where you’re going and concentra A great how-to manual.

Apr 12, Ester rated it it was amazing. To subscribe, click here. And I like Bernadette’s character more as the svelte, wiggy actress who played her.

Categories Self Publishing Uncategorized. For specific information, use the search feature. Promoting your own work i. Even if you’re being published by someone else, you need to know what’s in this book!

Apr 25, Dirk Vanderwilt rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Everything you need to know and do is in this book.