You will need
- written book, computer, Internet access.
Find the publisher to print the book at his expense. Initially, you need to find a publisher that wants to publish your book. Contacts and their cooperation with new authors can be easily found on the Internet. Is not necessary to consider the major publishers. Even better, on the contrary, to choose a company less known. Popular companies tend to be less interested in cooperation with new talents they have and customers are missing.
Send manuscript to the address indicated. Better to send the manuscript to several publishers. On average the book can be viewed 3 months (sometimes six months). Thus it is necessary to periodically call and ask about the editor's decision.
Sign the contract with the publisher. In the contract in the mandatory prescribed the author's royalties. As a rule, it is a certain percent of the cost of each book. Accordingly, the total amount of the payments depends on the circulation. The edition specifies the publishing house, but in the case of demand it can be increased.
Print the book at his own expense. In this case, everything is easier – you need to find a publisher that at reasonable prices will be able to print the desired number of copies. By the way, for a certain percentage of such organizations willing to help the novice author and the distribution of books.
Place the book on the relevant Internet portals. Today, the network distributed electronic library, which houses a variety of works in the public domain. This is not the way to benefit, but the method of achieving popularity. If your book will appeal to people, then certainly there is a publisher that wants to publish it, and you in turn will receive an outstanding fee.
Refer to the literary agent. This profession in our country at the moment is not prevalent. However, it was a literary agent for a fee (fixed or percentage) can help you to find a publisher that wants to publish your book.
Advice 2 : How to publish a book
A collection of poems or prose can be published with different costs and efforts. The choice of a way depends on for what purpose you want to make your book, and how much circulation you need.
Make a collection of your own. Collect all the texts, edit them, check to see if there are any mistakes and typos.
Select the size of the book. If you have a standard printer, you can print it in A4 format or A5. In accordance with these parameters svarstyti page. In the first case, place the sheets vertically and the second horizontally.
Define the font size (preferably not less than 12 PT.), leave the default margins from the edge of the page and the spaces between the parts of the text. Insert the page numbers.
Print book. Make a cover out of cardboard and twist. Diagram of manual bindings you can find on the Internet. In this way it is convenient to do a few gift copies of for friends.
If you need circulation, tens or hundreds, some tasks and let the professionals. Refer to the printer and find out how much it will cost hardcover book. Separately stipulate the minimum circulation. Please specify in what format you need to impose and print the pages. Your presets will shaltout, cut it, make a cover and bind. Such books cannot be sold unless you have a license.
To release a full collection, approved for sale, use the services of the publisher. There can print the book for free or at your expense. Send your works to the email addresses of the publishers. If they deem him talented, venture – profitable, you do not pay for the circulation of the penny. Otherwise, offer cooperation at your expense.
Find out the requirements for the design of the manuscript, which will need to pass in electronic form. Provide it on disk, flash drive or via e-mail. Stipulate all the conditions of publication of the collection and sign the contract with the publisher.
Your text will be editing and proof-reading test, all significant changes will be agreed with you. If necessary, the book will provide illustrations and internally (from an employee of the publishing house) or external (by independent expert) review. During the preparation of the book for release you have the right to participate in making decisions about its design. Ready edition, the publisher implements on its own or will give in the book-selling company.
Do not expect that the collection will be published instantly. Large publishing houses make up the production plan for the year ahead so you may have to wait your turn.