The Stone Cutter is second book.
Can enter ranks of being author. Take the time to flesh out.
Agents 200-300, 6 months, not 30 yr, 73 yrs only way to get in contact with traditional publisher
Difficult, rests on author, other hand control of everything, great for an artist.
Self-publisher, my own publisher, imprint name, collection of ISBNS need to publish
Scriven word processor, Mac or PC
Wonderful resource. Not only a word processor, aimed at authoring, into a book form
Collect and web research, only general thoughts, outlining, cork board, 3×5 cards. Flesh out characters but full bios, photographs of characters. EASy to access
Cheap, $40 lifetime program!
Bundle of ISBNs 100
1, 10, 100, 1000 factors of 10, costs twice as much more.
Write more than one book, think about 100
1 book, one ISBN for every version 4 soft back, hard back, ebook, audio
Launch party, publicist self & wife
De Vu author, following, online parallel or party wonderful experience
Launching book, doing it the right way. Learn from people before.
Thomas Umstattd https://www.thomasumstattd.com
Publishing industry, home schooled Christian man, agent, editor, authors
Authormedia.social podcast incredible, lean a lot from that
Book Launch Pad https://training.authormedia.com/p/book-launch-blueprint
4 wks, everyday, 5-10 hrs/day great time commitment best educational experience of any kind in entire life, $1K wife encouraged. Learned so much, properly launch
5 year author plan, younger author, best release can possibly get.
And here are some links that might be useful, either to you or your audience:
— my author website:
— this goes directly to the book’s page:
— links to buy the book:
- (paperback) https://www.amazon.com/Stone-Cutter-Ancient-Arabia-Waters/dp/1958902012
- (hardback) https://www.amazon.com/Stone-Cutter-Ancient-Arabia-Waters/dp/1958902020
- and there is a special edition hardback (this is the one you have),
different from the laminated-cover version above.
This is a cloth-bound hardback with dust-cover (having extra info inside the end-flaps)
These are links to Thomas Umstadtt’s resources for authors:
— author forum (all things writerly and publishing)
(at the lower left corner, there is a “join the community” link)
— the Christian publishing show:
— successful book marketing:
— Thomas’s courses (I took the Book Launch Blueprint):