How To Publish A Book | Traditional Publishing 101

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The number one question so many people have is “how do you get a book published?” I’m dialing it way down to the basics! How do you get a book into bookstores? What are the steps required to be traditionally published? This is a 101 video for anyone who wonders how to get published.

Things I cover in this video:
+ Do you have to finish a book before reaching out to publishers?
+ How to get a literary agent
+ Querying basics
+ Finding a good literary agent
+ Going on submission
+ Selling a book

Self Publishing Resources
The Courtney Project channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEhi7zrIMsUBm_q7wXdipGg

Jenna Moreci’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCS_fcv9kBpDN4WWrfcbCrgw

Vivien Reis’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmBw2VslVxiCHZHMCKWSJpQ

Heartbreathing’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCasYwEzMc7tjKuAS-vtDYPw

Query Resources
Novel Tea Show episode on Agents & Querying: https://youtu.be/QMXvKgkpgwk

My Query Form & examples: http://alexadonne.com/writer-resources/

RELATED VIDEOS
Pros and Cons of Traditional Publishing: https://youtu.be/VfKnmbmk33c

Why I Didn’t Self Publish: https://youtu.be/Bf95zzsYRaY

Getting An Agent Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqnCHqyrbsA&list=PLJtxq7zLDhMGYyOHtquC5_GjLyAEy8_6B

Learn to Self Edit: https://youtu.be/xXoJYOWFESI

What Kind of Editor Do You Need: https://youtu.be/2bOocMr-Mz8

How to Spot a Shady Agent: https://youtu.be/861XN6IXMc0

Literary Agency & Publisher Contract Terms To Know: https://youtu.be/8xhqoKZ_GXg

Secrets of Submission: https://youtu.be/RjHLGPR3uis

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+OTHER PROJECTS+
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+BUY MY BOOKS+
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Buy BRIGHTLY BURNING from Book Depository (ships worldwide!): https://www.bookdepository.com/Brightly-Burning-Alexa-Donne/9781785659423

Buy BRIGHTLY BURNING on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Brightly-Burning-Alexa-Donne/dp/1328948935/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1500334638&sr=1-1

Get Brightly Burning on Audible.com! https://www.audible.com/pd/Brightly-Burning-Audiobook/B07H41CPVC?asin=B07H41CPVC&source_code=AUDOR2220912189OII

+LINKS+
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https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/35065031-brightly-burning

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+FILMING SPECS+
Camera: Canon t6i
Mic: Rode VideoMic Go Light
Lighting: Limo Studio Soft Kit
Editing Software: Pinnacle Studio 22

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