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Take advantage of the special pre-order price of $5.99. Have you tried and failed to find a literary agent? Grown tired of pitch sessions and query letters? The Big Book of Small Presses and Independent Publishers lists over 350 small presses, book contests, university presses, and independent publishers that take “unagented” submissions. This book is for […]
MacDonald’s confident prose and great summaries and organization give readers that same empowered feeling to go out and seek publication themselves, without having to rely on or feel judged by an old fashioned middle man.
– K.C. Finn, for Readers’ Favorites
In an era when traditional publishing feels unattainable to so many people, this book is a beacon of hope.
– Annie Tucker, Writing Coach
…a valuable resource for authors without an agent. The info is clear, concise and provides helpful guidance on what to include for each submission. Well done!
– Becky Parker Geist, President of Bay Area Independent Publishers Assn., chapter leader of NonFiction Authors Assn., and CEO of Pro Audio Voices Inc.
Follow my blog with Bloglovin Marylee MacDonald’s Book Launch Tracker can help you plan effective book launches. Essentially, a tracker functions like a runway. If you want your book to have liftoff, you need a three- to six-month lead time, but if you don’t you lay out the tasks in advance, the day of your […]
The answer to “What’s the best book launch strategy?” is that a successful launch strategy depends on you. The only thing that won’t work is to have no launch plan. And, yet, that’s the situation most writers find themselves in. Tongue hanging out, they can’t wait to “get the book up on Amazon,” and then […]
by Marylee MacDonald in Ten Questions
In this column I’m asking subscribers to share their knowledge about writing, publishing, and marketing their books. I’m calling it “Ten Questions.” Thank you, Jenny Wheeler, for allowing us to learn about how a late-in-life writer from New Zealand found inspiration and excitement in the gold fields of California! – Marylee MacDonald Author Tip: “Think […]