Here are some tips for aspiring writers. The aspiring author, rummages through the Internet, clicks from Publisher to Publisher. Always in the hope of somehow to accommodate his manuscript. Like he would talk with a Publisher or Publisher representatives. First, he dabbles with prestigious, large publishers. “” “Nil: disappointment sneaking up, because in the large” the industry becomes an insignificant “rejected author mostly with the usual words you please or send your manuscript by mail” put off. There, where you no obligation just sends his manuscript, this ends up unfortunately usually in the shredder.
Then he comes to publishers with huge presence and big names, who are only out to find authors. Authors who pay much money, accept your manuscript. But be careful! Not every author published”is serious. Many bring out the book, but the marketing and sales of the author himself must worry about. But how could he do that make? He can engage as an individual not in the distribution network of bookshops. So hundreds copies of expensively acquired books are later at worst at home in the cellar and no one would like to have it. Or it will be in the new books on demand “procedures only on-demand printed and it retains a few a few copies, just placed in the circle of friends of the author.” Where now with the manuscript? It’s easier than you think: you try your luck at publishers who may draw attention with a small indication that new authors are welcome.
A good tip is the Working Group of smaller publishers (GAB) in the Stock Exchange Association of the German book trade. Although these publishers partly with grants or sponsors working, because you can not alone bear the risk of the cost, but these totals keep quite limited and they offer often much cheaper even all that big publishers offer. Only a few characteristics of good publishers are an ordinary publishing contract, a good editing, marketing, book fairs, and public relations. Try so your luck where you least suspect it. For example, at.