How does one go about publishing a book? When they are 13 years old?
And I'm not talking about some pathetic little publishing company that will never get my book out into the world, nor am I talking about a stupid contest. You know, Scholastic kid's book contest winners don't get the money for their books that sell?
Asked By: cheesey - 12/21/2006
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Okay kiddo...(sorry, just assuming you are) here's what you need to do... More
Answered By: tegleha - 12/21/2006
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You can do it just like the older people do it. Are you can email oraph .
Answered By: roxyfoxy - 12/21/2006
tell your teacher's about it. they could call people who re associated with book companies.
Answered By: SpongeBobCoolDude - 12/21/2006
Well, assuming that you've written and edited etc it, then you either try to find an agent or send your manuscript to various publishers, preferably following said publishers' standards for submission. I believe that there are books on getting published, maybe try the library for help?
Answered By: hedinthecloudz - 12/21/2006
Grab your favorite book and look in the inside cover and on the title page. Somewhere in there they should have the publishing company's website. Check for a place where publishers' email addresses are posted. If they have them, give them a little message explaining your book's plot and asking them if they would be... More
Answered By: Santa Baby - 12/21/2006
try ublishing it in ebook format (pdf) and then there are many sites on web which offer places for ebooks.publish it with them.They pay u if ur book sells. so best of luck
Answered By: preethi - 12/21/2006
You should start by doing some research. Try to find those book publishers that publish material similar to what you have written. Then look for the book Writer's Market at your local library and see what the "Writer's guidlines" are... More
Answered By: Robert E - 12/21/2006
omg, i have the same problem!! here go to this website: ok im not sure if thats the right one but i know its sumthin like that.
Answered By: future_author - 12/21/2006
Publishing a book is not easy for adults let alone someone at 13. So, your best bet is to find out if your teachers know any publishers that might be interested. Otherwise, you have to mail excerpts with a cover letter to literary agents who shop for a publisher for you. To find out what kind of books each agent... More
Answered By: chicagowoman - 12/21/2006
First off if you have a finished product put together a synopsis and a query letter. Research the various publishers to find one where your manuscript fits. Address your Query to the current editor. You could also pursue an agent, they will take care of finding the publisher for a commission.
Answered By: Cannuck - 12/21/2006
you might try Lulu.com...?? Really, I don't think that it matters what company you get to publish your book, all companies will get your books out into the world. It's really up to you to make your book a big book that makes a bestseller list. Making your book big depends on how good the book actually is.
Answered By: Girlygirl - 12/21/2006
Find a literary agent and submit a copy of manuscript to them. If they find your stuff saleable they'll sell it for you, usually for a 10% fee. Be prepared to rewrite and revise like you never have before. Be intense, stay intense. It's a fight.
Answered By: lavengro59 - 12/21/2006
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