After spending a couple of days hanging out with my 89 years old mother, she was quite pooped nicely a deep sleep when I arrived at the nursing home the next break of day. My sister, Sharon and I checked in on her frequently. Later in the morning, Sharon announced that mom was awake, and hadn’t any idea who Sharon was. “She’s excited to get to know me better,” she smiled.
So, house publishers choose authors who currently published. Would this make knowledge? If an author of a best-seller is unknown, how can his or her best-seller ever experience the light of day? If “best-seller” does make it into the premier placement at leading of the brick and mortar book store, it might have shelves life of just two or three weeks before it tossed in the back on the store, and ultimately it ends standing on the discount table at Joes’ Buck-a Book Center.
You’re not going generate your book a commercial success by sending out a few dozen copies for reviews, publicity and promotion. You need to to think big numbers: 350-400 if not more. Send out that with carefully Read More to an intelligently targeted list, follow up diligently and something’s gonna happen.
Publishers and agents are busy many. They don’t have time read a good introductory letter detailing your professional career, or letting them know that family members all love your book.
Speak God’s Word over your life, in your voice, aloud so might hear of which. It will be planted in your heart and grow and develop strong faith. So that, you be thinking right subsequently speaking right!
We haven’t addressed the selling mechanism in (1): how you are contacted and paid. Let’s assume those sales are few, you arrange the payment directly with purchaser (they send a check, pay along with a BOR order form at a workshop or presentation, and even give you their bank information), you e-mail the attached book one by one.
Screenwriter Kenya Cagle set on the Cannes Film Festival in an effort to cold-sell a script written 15 years previously. He sent The Undercover Man out to more than 100 movie studios. Not one responded. As he came home from Cannes in 2001, he were $5 million production plan.
Good writing doesn’t create best-sellers; demand does. I don’t think I’m exaggerating when i say that millions of great manuscripts are languishing in personal computers or desk drawers. It’s sad but true that lots of good also great books never witness the light of day, it will require genuinely talented writers are widely-used as numerous bankers to technicians. The publishing world is not only meritocracy. It’s only when your book gives people something they want that your book can even begin to approach best-sellerdom.