Writing and publishing a book is not easy. Even the most skilled, most famous, best-selling authors faced countless rejections at the beginning of their career. Completely avoiding rejections is more or less impossible, but there are several things you can do to increase your chances of landing a publishing deal.
The preparation starts during the writing stage. You need a fresh, unique, and interesting idea. The market is already pretty saturated with authors, so you need to give people a reason to read your book. Polish your manuscript as much as you can before sending it, hiring editors, if necessary, to help you with coherency, clarity, character development, and grammatical errors.
But that’s just the beginning, and there’s a lot more to getting published than just having a high-quality and unique manuscript. In general, to be successful, you need to understand what publishers are looking for and know how to market your manuscript. In short, you need a plan, so here are 15 tips for helping you land a publishing deal.
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