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You’ve just written the next Harry Potter and now you want to find someone to publish your masterpiece. But how will you make your book stand out from the rest?read more
This is an exciting world for today’s authors. It’s no longer a requirement that we send out our manuscripts out to dozens of publishing houses and literary agents, waiting for a response and hoping that one of them actually sees our potential. Instead, we can take...read more
I was scrolling through Twitter, following the #Pit2Pub thread, when the thought crept into my mind again: “Why am I doing this?” Post after post crossed my screen, each representing the hopes of someone just like me: an author longing to become the next Stephen King,...read more
Here I am, writing my first blog post, and I'm using it to brag about my book deal. Shameless. But take a slow breath, folks, and drop the metaphorical pitchforks. I promise you, my motives are pure. I’d like to share a few details of my efforts to publish my first...read more
Author and Founder of Author Guidebook
I’m Shane and I want to be the next J.K. Rowling. I’m not quite there yet…
In the meantime, I’m publishing YA novels and starting this community here on Author Guidebook to share with you the things I’ve learned about publishing and book marketing from my own research and 7 years working in marketing. I hope you’ll do the same and share your knowledge and experience with me and the other members of this community.
The publishing world can be overwhelming…
That’s why I’m starting this community here on Author Guidebook. I’ll share with you the things I’ve learned about publishing and book marketing from 7 years working in marketing. I hope you’ll do the same and share your knowledge and experience with me and the other members of this community.
If you’d like to join in, here are the steps to take:
Author Guidebook offers a single, comfortable space for authors to learn about both traditional and self publishing. We're here to guide our members through every phase of their journey toward becoming a successful author.