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Publish Your Book Proven Strategies and Resources for the Enterprising Author by Patricia Fry

Publish Your Book Proven Strategies and Resources for the Enterprising Author


Publish Your Book Proven Strategies and Resources for the Enterprising Author by Patricia Fry

Publish Your Book: Proven Strategies, and Resources for Enterprising Authors is a professional guide to publishing success for the new and struggling author. Whether you write fiction or nonfiction, this book will help you to understand more about the publishing industry, write the right book for the right audience, build promotion into your book, write a successful query letter and book proposal, choose the right publishing option for your book, establish or strengthen your platform, get your book into bookstores, successfully promote and sell your book and more. Study this book, follow the guidelines, pursue the numerous resources and you will experience the publishing success you desire.


Patricia Fry has written an eye-opening book that tells it like it really is. Would-be authors who want to make their book a commercial success should read this for an insurmountable head start over all other others. It is comprehensive, well written, up to date, and highly informative. I believe it is one of the most helpful publishing books out there. --Brian Jud, author of How to Make Real Money Selling Books and Beyond the Bookstore This book provides generous doses of insider information about the publishing process. --Jeff Herman, literary agent and author of Jeff Herman''s Guide to Book Publishers, Editors, and Literary Agents Patricia Fry does a great job of providing both realism and encouragement to authors who are enthusiastic about publishing their books. I believe in good planning in the publishing process, and Chapter One alone is worth the price of admission. --Scott Flora, vice president, About Books, Inc. Patricia really knows about publishing! Her book offers years of wisdom and powerful insights on writing, publishing, and marketing your book for anyone serious about book publishing success. --Debbie Allen, international business speaker and bestselling author of Confessions of Shameless Self-Promoters

About the Author

Patricia Fry has almost forty years of experience as a career writer. She is the author of more than thirty books, most of which relate to writing and publishing, and has contributed hundred of articles to magazines and newsletters such as Writer's Digest, the Los Angeles Times, and The Artist's Magazine. Fry established her own publishing company, Matilija Press, in 1983, and is the Executive Director of the Small Publishers, Artists, and Writers Network (SPAWN). She lives in Ojai, California.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st February 2012


Patricia Fry

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Allworth Press,U.S.


264 pages


Writing & editing guides
Publishing industry & book trade



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