- Which publishing path is right for you?
- What's the proper way to prepare your manuscript?
- What about copyrights and contracts?
- What do literary agents do, and how are they paid?
- How do you create a formal book proposal?
- And numerous other challenging issues
Good news! Best-selling author, managing editor, and publisher Mary Hollingsworth has created The First-Time Author's Survival Guide to provide answers for many of your questions. In 15 short, digestible, author-to-author chapers she takes you from manuscript preparation to first-class published book.
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This is a handbook that should be on every author's bookshelf. The layout makes it an easy reference to answer the questions you didn't even know you should ask. I'm thankful Mary is sharing her years of experience and wisdom with those who endeavor the noble task of publishing a book.
Bestselling author of over 35 books including,
The Power of a Positive Woman
Finally! Someone has written the book I needed a long time ago! Publishing expert Mary Hollingsworth walks new authors through everything they need to know to turn their dreams into first-class finished books. I am thrilled to share this book with the writers I mentor. Her expertise, candor, and thorough approach to the publishing process is the best you'll ever see.
Author of Girl Perfect and Beautiful Lies
Founder of Let's Write
Mary Hollingsworth knows what she’s talking about, having authored more than one hundred fifty traditionally published books and spent over thirty-five years in the publishing world. She is my “go to” for publishing advice every time, and this book makes her wisdom and experience more accessible to everyone who wants to be a successful author.
Editor, author, and literary copyright counselor