Dymphna Evans How to Session at InterFace 2011

  • 2,217 views
Uploaded on

 

More in: Business , Education
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
    Be the first to like this
No Downloads

Views

Total Views
2,217
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
2

Actions

Shares
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
0

Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
    No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Publishing your Monograph
    Dymphna Evans
  • 2. Which publishers to approach?
    Talk to colleagues about their experiences
    Choose a publisher who peer reviews
    Choose more than one publisher
    Choose a publisher with a series or a list in your field. Who goes to conferences?
    Who has international outreach?
  • 3. Preparing a book proposal
    Follow the guidelines on publishers’ websites
    Send in a completed, checked proposal
    Be aware of commercial considerations
    Be prepared to re-write your thesis
  • 4. The book proposal – helpful hints
    Choose a good title and prepare a thorough synopsis of each chapter
    Be realistic about the delivery date
    Think about illustrations
    Don’t undersell yourself as an author
    Consider the audience for your book
    Ensure the proposal covers everything
  • 5. The Decision-making process
    Your book may fit in a series
    The proposal is peer-reviewed
    What happens if the reviews are negative
    What happens if the reviews are positive
  • 6. The Publishing contract
    Check clauses with the publishers
    Check the delivery date and conditions of delivery
    Check which rights you are transferring
    Is an e-book planned?
  • 7. Preparing your final manuscript
    Do read the publisher’s guidelines in advance
    Clear all your copyright permissions
    Think about illustrations
  • 8. Editorial processes
    Peer review of final text
    Marketing
    Editorial work
    Book published!
  • 9. Conclusion
    Feel free to contact me with any questions:
    devans@ashgatepublishing.com
    Or submit a proposal to Ashgate!