Book Marketing 105: Choosing a Book Distribution System - This vital mini-guide includes criteria for deciding how you will distribute your books. Also includes complete information on 30 distributors, 4 library distributors, 89 book publishers who also distribute for other publishers, 3 sales representatives to the chains, 27 bookstore wholesalers, 34 library wholesalers, and 23 Spanish-language wholesalers. Plus a sample book distribution contract. Ebook download, $30.00.
Top 700 Independent Bookstores - This database features 740 stores with address, book buyer, owner, event coordinator, phone, fax, email, website, and more! Cost: $40.00. This data file features an updated list of the largest indie bookstores that work with authors and buy books from indie publishers. The report comes as a data file download (your choice of Microsoft Access, Excel, or rich text format). The data files do require that you know how to use a database or word-processing program.
Learn how to submit to book publishers before sending them anything. Do not send an entire manuscript. Send a query letter or book proposal.
To learn more, read one of these books: Michael Larson's How to Write a Book Proposal, Jeff Herman's Write the Perfect Book Proposal, W. Terry Whalin's Book Proposals That Sell: 21 Secrets to Speed Your Success, or Stephen Mettee's The Fast-Track Course on How to Write a Non-Fiction Book Proposal.
Please let us know if any of the following editor names, address, phone numbers, emails, etc. change. That's one way we can keep this up-to-date for everyone. Email: JohnKremer@BookMarket.com.
NewSouth Books, Randall Williams, Editor, Junebug Books, 105 S Court Street (36104), P O Box 1588, Montgomery AL 36102-1588; 334-834-3556; Fax: 334-834-3557. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.newsouthbooks.com.
We are mission-oriented in our acquiring. We publish books about Southern culture and history but also, more broadly, titles that examine with the idea of fostering understanding of our racial, ethnic, religious, and national identities.
NewSouth Books, Brian Seidman, Managing Editor, 105 S Court Street (36104), P O Box 1588, Montgomery AL 36102-1588; 334-834-3556; Fax: 334-834-3557. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.newsouthbooks.com. Southern fiction and folklore.
North-South Books, Mary-Alice Moore, Editor-in-Chief.
NorthWord Press, Creative Publishing International, 18705 Lake Drive East, Chanhassen MN 55317; 800-328-0590; Fax: 952-988-9101. Web: http://www.northwordpress.com. Books for young readers.
Novello Festival Press, Frye Gaillard, Executive Editor, 310 N Tryon Street, Charlotte NC 28202; 704-432-0153; Fax: 704-4336-2677. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.novellopress.org. This publisher is the country's only library-sponsored publisher. They publish literary fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and children's literature.
Open Hand Publishing, Sandra Koritz, Editor, 319-D S. Westgate Drive, P O Box 20207, Greensboro NC 27420; 336-292-8585; Fax: 336-292-8588. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.openhand.com. Multicultural juvenile literature, children's fiction, etc.
Orca Book Publishers, Andrew Wooldridge; U.S.: P O Box 468, Custer WA 98240; Editorial offices in Canada: 1030 North Park Street, P O Box 5626, Victoria, British Columbia V8T 1C6 Canada; 800-210-5277; Fax: 250-380-1892. Email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.orcabook.com. Specialties: children's books and juvenile/teen fiction. They only publish Canadian authors.
Orchard Books, Ana Cerro, Editor, Grolier Corporation, 95 Madison Avenue, New York NY 10016; 212-951-2600; Fax: 212-213-6435. Picture books, board books, novelty books, juvenile, middle reader, and young adult.
Orchard Books, Lisa Hammon, Assistant Editor, Grolier Corporation, 95 Madison Avenue, New York NY 10016; 212-951-2600; Fax: 212-213-6435.
Orchard Books, Tamson Weston, Assistant Editor, Grolier Corporation, 95 Madison Avenue, New York NY 10016; 212-951-2600; Fax: 212-213-6435.
Owl Books, Holt, 115 West 18th Street, New York NY 10011-4113; 212-886-9332; Fax: 212-633-0748. Web: http://www.henryholt.com.
Oxford University Press, Polly Nolan, Editor, 198 Madison Avenue, New York NY 10016-4308; 212-726-6000; 800-451-7556; Fax: 2919-677-1303. Web: http://www.oup.com/us.
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