This is a multi-media course on how to market novels, children's fiction/picture books, memoirs, and other books. It includes a beautiful 200+ page ebook, a
4-hour seminar audio, 4 other audios, a special consultation session with a children's book author, special reports on creating bestsellers, and 3 Q&A teleseminars where you'll be able to ask questions related to marketing your novel, children's book, memoir, or other book.
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Bob Guiney sold his inspirational memoir, The Funny Guy from The Bachelorette, to Amy Hertz for Tarcher/Putnam after she sat behind him on an airplane. That's why it pays to talk about your book everywhere. His memoir was about being dumped by his wife, gaining 40 pounds, auditioning for the Bachelorette and, though not winning the girl's hand, winning America's heart.
Literary, Subsidiary, & Foreign Rights Agents — This Word report includes more than 1,375 literary agents, including 375 agents that sell foreign rights and another 50 or so that handle subsidiary rights sales. This report also includes a sample foreign rights contract. $6.00.
"The old traditional way of getting an agent is the best way to get published. It really is the way we get most of our material." - Louise Burke, publisher, Gallery and Pocket Books
“I wrote to you shortly before BEA in an attempt to get information on what I should do to get publishers interested in my self-published book. You told me to research the publishing houses and see which ones best fit my book. Well, I picked the top 24 and made press kits for those publishers. I also passed out business cards, brief bios, and a run down on what my book was about. Anyways, long story short, when I got back, I sorted through several offers and finally came to terms with a Kensington Books. Thanks for all your help and for your 1001 Ways to Market Your Books.” — Love, Kisses, and Trailer Park Wishes, Ruby Ann Boxcar
Book Proposals That Sell: 21 Secrets to Speed Your Success - This book by W. Terry Whalin provides everything you need to write a selling book proposal and get a publisher for your manuscript. Combined with the literary agent report directly below, you have everything you need to sell the next great American novel or any good nonfiction book. $39.
Proposal Secrets — This e-course by W. Terry Whalin is the MBA program for book authors looking to get a great book contract from a traditional publisher. Among other things, he answers the 50 most important questions authors have about writing book proposals, finding literary agents, and signing with a book publisher. The title isn't sexy enough to give you a true idea of how much Terry covers in this e-course. Someday I hope he comes up with a better title, or at least a good subtitle. Cost: $225.
Literary, Subsidiary Rights, and Foreign Rights Agents - This mini-guide includes more than 1,425 literary agents, including 325+ agents that sell foreign rights, 400 that have sold a first novel, and another 50 or so that handle subsidiary rights sales.
This mini-guide also includes a sample foreign rights book contract. Ebook download, $6.00.