The following is a blog published by Derek Haines on February 16, 2020, and shared with permission from the author. Ocean Reeve Publishing has reviewed and shared this blog due to its alignment with our methodology of author success. We hope you enjoy the article.
Regardless of what anyone tells you, the best person to sell your book is you – it always has been. Even if you have services and distribution networks to get in front of people, it doesn’t guarantee you anything.
The following are a series of steps I recommend you take when looking into a publisher. Hopefully, you may find very early on that they are either a perfect match or to stay away from.
Here are three typical hurdles people encounter that often put a stop to the publishing journey along with ways to overcome the publishing hurdles and bring your book to life.
With better access to audio book creation and distribution, we expect to see more audio books produced from our authors this year. However, like the physical book, marketing audio is just as important as the space gets more crowded. Authors need to be creative and proactive.
So what is Fair Use? Simply put, fair use allows you to use a limited amount of copyrighted material for a limited purpose without the permission of the copyright owner.
You’re looking for a publisher. But what kind of publisher are you looking for? A traditional publisher? Maybe you are thinking to self-publish? Did you know there’s another option? Assisted Independent Publishing. Let’s take a look at the deep and meaningful’s of these options.
We often think about creativity as making something, but in fact the core definition of the word means ‘to grow’. When we are expressing our natural desire to be creative, it becomes as though the world and all that is in it is electric and amazing – and the truth is – that is how it actually is.