With the continuing rise of self-publishing, getting published can seem more confusing than ever. So, with our ‘How to Get Published’ conference fast approaching, the team here at Writers & Artists thought it was the perfect time to share our best tips, tricks and general advice:
1. Do your research
• There is no point sending a children’s fiction manuscript to an academic publisher – save time and effort by researching the publishing houses that are relevant to your book genre. Our article on the ideal submission package can help you prepare for this step.
• Do you want to be in charge of getting published? Would you prefer your book in an electronic format? If so, self-publishing could be a better option. See Alison Baverstock's article on the perks of self-publishing, or our advice on when to go it alone.
• If these don’t appeal, e-publishing is also now a strategic option to which many writers turn. Read our Experimenting with E-publishing blog post to learn …