Need some help getting published? Don’t know where to start?Once you have an edited and polished your manuscript, book proposal, and query letter, here are our recommendations as to your next steps.
SUBMIT A BOOK PROPOSAL OR MANUSCRIPT DIRECTLY TO A PUBLISHING HOUSE
www.literarymarketplace.com -Before you submit your manuscript or book proposal to a publishing house or literary agent, it’s a GREAT idea to seek the world-class services of a book editor! You want to be proud of your book projects and know that they are in the best possible shape. Once you do this, this particular site is a great resource because it lists the addresses of both small and large publishers.
FIND A LITERARY AGENT
www.literarymarketplace.com – This site lists literary agents in the U.S. and Canada. Subscribers can view detailed information about literary agents, including their specialities. Literary Marketplace is also a book often found in the reference section of libraries. Flip to the yellow pages in the back of the book to access the literary agency listings.
www.publishersmarketplace.com – To search for literary agents, go to the home page, then click on ‘search members.’ After you click on the category of ‘agents’ you can search by specialty. This site is used extensively by publishing professionals, and paid subscribers are able to access a host of other information, including recent industry rights deals.
www.invirtuo.cc/prededitors – This site offers listings of literary agents.
OUR RECOMMENDATION FOR EXPERIENCED, REPUTABLE BOOK PUBLICISTS
www.otrpr.com – Over the River Public Relations is a full-service PR company specializing in book publicity.
CHOOSE A COVER DESIGNER
Choose a great cover designer to give your book the right look. We endorse:
Georgia Morrissey, Creative Director of Peach Pie Design Studio (and her portfolio) can be found at:
REFER EDITOR ELIZABETH ZACK OF BOOKCRAFTERS LLC
Elizabeth Zack, Editor
mailing address: BookCrafters LLC, Box C, Convent Station, NJ 07961If your referral credits you on our form and ultimately chooses us as their editor of choice, we will gift you $25 off your next project with us!
WORK WITH BOOK EDITOR ELIZABETH ZACK OF BOOKCRAFTERS LLC
Elizabeth Zack, Editor
mailing address: BookCrafters LLC, Box C, Convent Station, NJ 07961