Often in books designed to guide readers through one or another career field you get a potpourri of advice that adds up to simple notions and obvious steps that anyone might already know. Kim Staflund’s How To Publish a Book In Canada… and Sell Enough Copies to Make a Profit, is a different animal all together. This book is a real, and I mean real, learning tool. The reader gets concrete information that not only points them in the right direction, but also lets them see what that direction looks like. You will know how to do what the title states when you finish Kim Staflund’s book.
The first section would probably constitute the entirety of another authors work on this topic. There are eight headers in this opening section alone. They are as diverse as, Ten Questions Aspiring Authors Should Ask Themselves to, Why Would You Want Support in Self-Publishing. The next section covers copyright agreements so thoroughly I felt almost qualified to practice copyright law after finishing it. The good news is, with these two sections, Staflund is just getting started. She goes on to delve into how to price an E-book, traditional sales techniques and a host of rock solid advice on marketing, which, as we all know, in this day and age, is darn good information to have. The last parts of the book also provide ideas on the actual creation of your book. Things are bandied about here that most writers might not think to consider but will be glad, by the end of it, they have learned to. I cannot stress enough the in-depth knowledge put forth in How to Publish a Book in Canada; it really puts you into the game with the equipment authors actually need to play successfully.
It is little wonder the book brings you the quality advice it does. Ms. Staflund has learned this business through wide spread and practical experience. She is the founder and publisher of Polished Publishing Group. She has extensive experience with traditional as well as vanity and support for self publishing, both as service provider and author. There is a strong background in sales and sales management as well. Such credentials add up to a powerful track record that the author has certainly put to good use here. Thankfully the material is also presented in a clear cut fashion. You are not bogged down and confused by a simple litany of business speak. You are told in a straight forward manner what this experienced writer feels is the best course for you to take in each area she touches on. Quite plainly, How to Publish a Book in Canada is a perfect guide for any aspiring writer, or writers who may have published already but would like to do so more successfully. It is a work you can return to as a reference guide again and again. It really is invaluable. Without doubt, if you want success in the book publishing world, it is a thing you should have.