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Sell Your Nonfiction Book

Sell Your Nonfiction Book

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Published by Richard Day
Written for both new and seasoned writers, Sell Your Nonfiction book teaches how to develop your nonfiction ideas, write your book, and get it published. Crawford Kilian has published over 20 books as well as hundreds of articles both in print and online.
Written for both new and seasoned writers, Sell Your Nonfiction book teaches how to develop your nonfiction ideas, write your book, and get it published. Crawford Kilian has published over 20 books as well as hundreds of articles both in print and online.

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Published by: Richard Day on Oct 15, 2009
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Sell YourNonfictionBook 
Self-Counsel Press
(a division of)
International Self-Counsel Press Ltd.USA Canada
Crawford Kilian
 
iii
Introduction
ix
PART 1: PLANNING
1
1 Developing Efficient Work Habits
3Establishing a Routine 3Taking Advantage of Opportunity 5
2. The Process of Publishing a Book 
7The Planning and Research Phase 7The Writing Phase 9The Marketing Phase 9The Publishing Phase 10
3 Storyboarding
13
4 Articles That Turn into Chapters
17Finding Ideas 18 Article and Chapter Structure 20The lede 21Lede devices 21The body 23The ending 24 Approaching Editors 25 Article Format 27
5 The Business of Writing
31
Contents
 
iv 
Sell your nonfiction book
PART 2: RESEARCH
35
6 Researching on the Web
37The Basic Google Window 38 Advanced Search 38Customizing Google 42More Google Search Tools 44
7 Researching in Libraries
49Online Catalogue 49Databases and Articles 50Dictionaries, etc. 51 Web portal 51Other libraries 51In-Person Library Research 52
8 Building an Online Workspace
53Designing a Book Blog 55Starting your blog 56Some tips for improving blog usefulness 59
9 Organizing Persuasive Writing
61 Attention 61Interest 62 Action 63Legitimate appeals 63Dubious appeals 64Unacceptable appeals 65Documenting Your Sources 67Decide what’s common knowledge in the field 67Understand the perils of plagiarism 68Offer your own opinions, and back them up 69Use transitional phrases to smooth the reader’s path 69Blend quotations into your own work 70Cite your sources 71For general readers 71For specialist readers 72Create your own style guide 72Interviewing Techniques 73Face-to-face 73

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