you ever wanted to write a health care related book ?
The first step
is to find out if your subject is
original. This can easily be done with a search
through some on-line book stores such as Amazon or Barns and Nobles.
Search engines can
also be used to see if books have been written on your subject.
Once you have written your book, there are
several several publishing options.
But first consider hiring a professional editor who can not only clean
grammar and punctuation, but also give input on how to make the book
marketable. The following
publishers are just a few who specialize in books related to
health care special
education and disabilities.
There are also many other publishers that may be
interested in a health care book.
However, many of the larger publishing houses such as Random House
or Little Brown,
will only look at manuscripts submitted through a literary agent.
independent book sellers do not require literary agents. The Independent Book Publishers
Association provides a directory of independent
Self-publishing is another option. The benefits
You can get your book published quickly
You have greater control over the product
You will make greater royalties
The disadvantages to self-publishing are:
The finished product may not look as
You will have to do your own marketing
You may have to lay out money
Self-publishing companies vary a great deal.
print one copy on demand. Others will require a certain minimum
One of the best ways to promote your new book is through a web site.
You will need to choose:
Choose a web building program
Choose a web domain company
Submit your site to search engines
Find additional ways to send traffic to your
I made my web site
after coming across the book Create Your Own Website
by Scott Mitchell.The
book comes with a software to install the web making
program Mozilla. Other web building programs such as Page Maker or Dream Weaver
are more complex. However, you can create a more
sophisticated web site with
their tools. I used the web domain company Godaddy. They
also provide web
site building tools.