Tips for a Prospective Author
As the Chinese have said, there are three ways to become immortal, have a child, plant a tree and write a book, the joy of putting the words down onto a notepad or computer document can only be understood by a writer. It is a creativity which requires determination and focus in order to get the attention and appreciation of the audience. The United Kingdom is rich with literary heritage which has been inspiring various plays, musicals, films and television shows.
Selling the book plays an important part in the life of an author but is always laden with its highs and lows. As a prospective author you probably find yourself in one of several rejection situations. If you can get past the publishing process with success the problem of selling your books out in the market becomes a hurdle.
Educational, professional and academic textbooks contribute over £1.3 billion to the UK economy every year. They define the UK’s status as a world-class centre for education and research, and drive scientific progress. Britain has been thriving in book trade across the globe. The Booksellers Association represents and promotes the retail bookselling industry in the UK and Ireland and encourages best practise and excellence in bookselling.
The association has been providing a wide range of products and services designed for members, ranging from National Book Tokens, to money saving affinity schemes, advice and information on legislation, a free Business Support Helpline, marketing initiatives for the industry, such as World Book Day, and also for specific sectors, like Independent Booksellers Week for the authors to promote their books.
A silent rule to follow when selling online books is to focus more on selling nonfiction instead of fiction books since nonfiction books yield higher profits. SearchMe4 business directory provides a list of the UK top bookstores and services that sell books at special rates facilitating the writers. British Bookshops & Stationers, listed on the business directory, is a leading online bookstore with a huge collection of e-books and audio books.
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