logging in or signing up kelley Manlio Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINTLite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 16 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: January 11, 2008 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript From Idea to Print: Writing It Up : From Idea to Print: Writing It Up TIPS FOR POTENTIAL AUTHORS: TIPS FOR POTENTIAL AUTHORS Submit appropriately Read catalogs Examine published books Visit exhibits Write letters of inquiryKNOW WHO TO CONTACT: KNOW WHO TO CONTACT Check Literary Marketplace Call and ask for name of Acquisitions Editor Make contact earlySlide4: Publication schedule? Printing quantity? How will they market? What can you expect to earn? When? What are your rights and responsibilities? ASK!BOOK PROPOSAL CHECKLIST: BOOK PROPOSAL CHECKLIST Why is this book needed? How will you compile or write it? What is its purpose? Who is the audience? Market? Competition? BOOK PROPOSAL CHECKLIST -- 2: BOOK PROPOSAL CHECKLIST -- 2 What are the contents? Outline of topics Length Special features Draft preface Sample chapter Projected completion QualificationsPUBLICATION DECISION CHECKLIST: PUBLICATION DECISION CHECKLIST Is there a need? Does this fill that need? Does it cover the subject ? Are there omissions? What are the strong points? Who is the major audience? Slide8: What is the competition? Does this book differ significantly? Are major changes necessary? Is the author qualified? Can we reach the market? What are the costs? Will this be profitable? DECISION CHECKLIST-2Standard Pricing Formula: Standard Pricing Formula Manufacturing: 20-25% list Royalties: 10-15% (list trade; net reference / professional) Fulfillment: 10% of net Marketing: 10-15% of net Discount: 0-60% Returns: 15-25% Overhead: Generally 30% Standard Contracts: Standard Contracts Manuscript Grant Warranty Permissions Publishing Royalties Author’s Corrections Author’s Copies Competing Works Revised EditionsImportant Topics for Today’s Library Publishers: Important Topics for Today’s Library Publishers Acquisitions Management Marketing and Public Relations Library and Information Standards Digital/Virtual Reference Informatics Database Construction and Searching Accessibility and Compliance Strategies Space Planning Serving Diverse Communities New Technologies Require New Books : New Technologies Require New Books Portals Streaming Media Digital Rights Management Website Usability Testing E-Books Security and Authentication Distance Learning Digital Archiving Electronic Resource CollectionQuestions? Contact Information: : Questions? Contact Information: Michael Kelley Development and Production Editor Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc. 100 William Street Suite 2004 New York, NY 10038 email@example.com www.neal-schuman.com You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.