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7 Jun

Shaping your publishing future
You have a great book idea. We have a great plan to help you publish it.

As a writer, do you know the answers to these 15 critical questions?

  • How do I turn my great idea into my great book?
  • What common writing mistakes should I avoid?
  • How can I make my writing the best it can be?
  • What sets my book apart from other books like it?
  • Where does my book fit on the shelf in a bookstore?
  • Is my book a mass market, trade, professional, niche, or midlist book?
  • Are a great manuscript and a great pitch letter enough to convince publishers to buy my book from among the thousands of other books they get pitched?
  • What makes a winning pitch letter?
  • What common traps should I avoid that put publishers off?
  • How do I find the right publisher?
  • Do I need an agent?
  • How do I find the best agent for me?
  • Do I need social media to succeed in today’s publishing game?
  • What about e-books and self-publishing?

If you don’t know the answers to these questions, and many more, you’re in luck. idea2book was created by a published novelist and industry professional precisely to answer these questions for you, and to help you form a customized and practical plan to fulfill your dream of becoming a published author.

idea2book will help you succeed at each and every stage, from writing and editing your book so it is the best it can be, to navigating the daunting and often confusing publishing world to give you the edge in this competitive industry.

You have just one shot to convince publishers and agents to buy and sell your book. One shot. And after all the months of labor and passion you’ve poured into your book, your one shot may last less than minute. If the first page of your manuscript doesn’t grip the agent or publisher, your manuscript will be put down and will never be picked up again. Publishers and agents are busy and inundated with manuscripts and look for any reason at all to pass on a book rather than to buy one. So your book must be as polished and absorbing as possible; your pitch letter must be clear and convincing; and your knowledge of where the book fits in the marketplace and how to best market it better be sound. Or you won’t get published. Ever.  idea2book is here to help.