Posts tagged: book first draft


Submitting a final first draft manuscript to an editor…

Let’s say you have a super book, a novel or a dandy nonfiction winner, that you have shopped to a publisher—and to your horror they said “yes, get it in final form and send it to us.” Or you have a book in final first draft form and you are having a firm prep the […]

How do I profitably publish six times my just-finished book? (#1 of 10)

The first thing is to make a step-by-step list, then follow it, unless I discover (or remember) an even more brilliant step I left off my list. If so, I’ll just insert and do it too. There’s no law on how long the list can be. (Nor on how modest I must be. You will […]