The Pocket Guide to Publishing: 100 Things Authors Should Know was written by publisher John Koehler and exec. editor Joe Coccaro to help writers and authors better understand the complexities of publishing, from manuscript preparation to marketing._____
The Pocket Guide is offered as a free gift at the bottom of the Koehler Books homepage.
Praise for the Pocket Guide
“A clever and candid look under the hood of today’s publishing vehicle.”
—Shari Stauch, CEO and creator of Where Writers Win
“I wish Pocket Guide had been available when I started out.”
—Betsy Ashton, author of The Mad Max Mysteries, president of the Virginia Writers Club
“A real no nonsense guide for authors that cuts to the chase about publishing.”
—William Hazelgrove, best-selling author of The Pitcher and twelve other books
“Pocket Guide represents a huge shortcut for emerging writers. Becoming an author requires full understanding of everything John and Joe have offered here, and rest assured, this is state-of-the-art wisdom.”
—Bud Ramey, author of five non-fiction books, including The Familiar Physician, and No Bullies
“This pocket guide is essential for anyone who wants to write a book, and will help new writers fulfill their dreams with a good dose of reality. An excellent resource for aspiring writers!”
—Angela Correll, author of Grounded and Guarded
“It’s hard to learn the details of publishing. I know because I’ve been studying it for years. Pocket Guide to Publishing is a concise, straight forward primer for every author. John Koehler and Joe Coccaro have worked with hundreds of authors and know their craft. I highly recommend this book.”
—W. Terry Whalin, acquisitions editor and author of more than 60 books including Book Proposals That $ell.