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Seminars and white papers available immediately as PDF downloads. Audio tapes will be mailed upon receipt. A Pneuma Books professional will contact you ASAP if consultation, development, editorial, design, layout or marketing services are ordered.
What Is Publishing: A Primer
This seminar was developed for the Baltimore Writer's Alliance Annual Conference. Similar to the Publishing Options, it explains the four major types of publishing. Then it covers what is involved in the publishing process. Examines getting started, writing and editing, submission, distribution, promotion, and PR.
The ABCs & XYZs of Self Publishing
This fun and in-depth seminar was given at the SPAN 2003 BookPublish Conference in LA. Covers ALL processes in preparing to publish. Preparing to publish, developing your topic, producing your book, preparing for marketing, promotion, sales and distribution. Presents the process in a methodical approach.
Is Self Publishing For You? Doing it Right; Doing It Well
This elementary seminar was created for the Bay To Ocean Writers Conference. It covers the critical considerations in deciding to self publish and discusses the process, how to do it professionally, and why that is important.
A Smart Start To Independent Publishing
This seminar was given at the Baltimore Writers Alliance Annual Writer's Conference to systematically define the self publishing logistics, production, distribution, reviews, and promotion..
POD: Publishing... or Death? What You Don't Know About
Publishing on Demand Will Kill You
This lively seminar was presented at the Sandy Cove Christian Communicators Conference 2003. Covers the pros & cons of Online POD Publishing. Looks at this specific model of publishing to determine if it is commercially viable. Is this fast and easy route right for your commercial success? Or will you be shunned by the booktrade?! Find out....
Book Design: Planning Layout in The Editorial Stage
This educational Writing Backwards seminar was given at the Maryland Writers Association Annual Conference. Teaches you how to plan the presentation of your content specifically for your readers, your type of book, and the marketplace. Helps you visualize the end product. Format, chapters, graphics, supplements, applications, resources, and appendices are discussed.
How To Build a Successful Book: Notes from an Award-Winner
This white paper is a frequent request. Taken from an award-winning Pneuma Books title, the editor and designer explore the decisions made in producing this book. Considerations are content planning, chapter structure, titling, graphical elements, application, front matter, and back matter and the important role it plays in marketing.
Going Out In Style! Using Style Tags to Prepare Your Manuscript for A Better Layout
This white paper is a frequent request. Styletagging is a process that checks your content for hierachical inconsistency and that ensures the final layout correctly represents your varying levels of text and formatting. Comes with sample tags.
Marketing Your Message With Common Sense
This popular seminar is frequently given at most conferences Pneuma Books participates in. Examines common sense ways to promote your book within your sphere of influence. Topics covered are retail stores, catalogs, associations, and specialty promotions.
Do-It-Yourself Prelim Kit Lite Registration Toolkit
Just need iSBNs, LCCN, CIP, etc? Understand it all? Use just the stand-alone toolkit to quicklink and file your applications. All the links to becoming a publisher are right here in this PDF toolkit. Explanations of ISBN, LCCN, CIP, ©, etc., and why they are important accompany the hotlinks directly to the agency websites for fast completion of the forms. Only $79.95. Upon receipt, a download link and password will be emailed to you.
Advice & Help with Do-It-Yourself Prelim Kit Registration Toolkit
The Do-It-Yourself Prelim Kit comes with 2 hour of professional publishing consultation with a publishing expert here at Pneuma Books. You may tailor your consultation to discuss whatever aspect of your publishing project you may need help with. Schedule a two-hour afternoon with an expert or in 15 minute blocks for quick answers as you go. Upon receipt, a download link and password will be emailed to you.
Do-It-Yourself Prelim Kit Lite Registration Toolkit
Just need ISBNs, LCCN, CIP, etc? Understand it all? Use just the stand-alone toolkit to quicklink and file your applications. Only $79.95. Upon receipt, a download link and password will be emailed to you.
Basic Publisher Registrations: ISBNs, LCCN, PCIP, Copyright Application
Don't want to do this dirty work yourself? Pneuma Books will file the basic publisher registrations required for you to become a legitimate publisher. All registrations are in your publishing company name. Pneuma Books has no ownership of any of the numbers obtained for you.
This package covers the basics -- ISBNs, LCCN, PCIP, and Copyright. With these numbers, you will be able to put your book into the marketplace. Vendor costs are included and they are not marked up. Our fee for doing the registeration work for you is only $70!
Upon receipt, we'll contact you with a simple questionnaire to obtain your bibliographic info so we can register you. Easy! Become a legitimate publisher now!
Premier Publisher Level 2:
Publisher Registrations & Book Positioning
Pneuma Books will file the basic publisher registrations required for you to become a legitimate publisher. Additionally, we'll file applications and register you for the other publisher activity that makes you a well-positioned publisher in the booktrade. All registrations are in your publishing company name. Pneuma Books has no ownership of any of the numbers obtained for you.
Vendor costs are included and they are not marked up. Here is a list of activity included:
Copies of all applications and registrations will be emailed to you. Agency fees comprise $754 of the total cost. Agency fees are not marked up.
Upon receipt, we'll contact you with a simple questionnaire to obtain your bibliographic info so we can register you. Easy! Become a legitimate publisher and get better booktrade presence now!
Manuscript Pro Development Service
Let the Pneuma Books editorial team help you cultivate your book idea into a terrific marketable book product. If your manuscript needs some help with concept development or reorganization, Pneuma Books can provide a framework to help you turn your manuscript into a well-developed and publishable product. The benefits of the manuscript development package include
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