Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Before Your First Sale

Most writers are continually in the process of getting new work published. This process is basically the same for new writers who want to make initial contacts in the publishing industry and make their first sale. Here are several important steps you should take to speed up getting your work in print:

1. Identify your ideas and subjects of interest.

2. Target your markets and select publishers in these areas.

3. Prepare your submission materials.

4. Contact publishers in your markets and make follow-up contacts.

5. Keep a careful record of your correspondence, submissions, and telephone conversations.

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