INTRODUCTION TO PUBLISHING
SLPA advice for aspiring authors and publishers
What Kinds of Freelance Editors Are There?
This synopsis defines the distinctly different types of editing, and editors, required by a book in development.
By SLPA member Katherine Pickett
The Copyediting Process in a Nutshell
What is the copyediting process? Find out in this one-page summation. By SLPA member Katherine Pickett
Is Independent Publishing for You?
Quick, concise clarification of what it really means to publish your book independently. By SLPA member Linda Austin
Methods of Publishing
Brief yet thorough explanation of the different methods available to publish your book, with pros and cons.
By SLPA member Linda Austin
Self-Publishing: How Much Will It Cost?
Ballpark figures of rates and fees, to help you estimate the cost of publishing your book.
Getting Your Book into the Marketplace
How do you get your print book into the bookstores, and where else can you sell it? By SLPA member Linda Austin
How to Start a Publishing Business in Missouri
The 7 steps that will allow you to make money as a publisher of your books. By SLPA member Linda Austin
The Book Publisher’s Handbook
by Eric Kampmann
The Self-Publishing Manual: How to Write, Print,
and Sell Your Own Book
by Dan Poynter
The Complete Guide to Self-Publishing
by Tom and Marilyn Ross
1001 Ways to Market Your Books
by John Kremer
Business and Legal Forms for Authors and Self-Publishers by Tad Crawford
Getting It Printed
by Mark Beach and Eric Kenly
Beyond the Bookstore
by Brian Jud
Publishing for Profit
by Thomas Woll
Red Hot Internet Publicity
by Penny Sansevieri