Writing a Book and getting it PublishedWrite and publish a book
This is a guide for scientists and everyone else who is serious about serious books, Third Edition, Germano
Authors have been turning to William Germano for more than a century to find their way around the scientific publication community. Germano is a thirty-year-old classicist and writer in the books business. He knows what authors want and need to know to make their work public. There are more opportunities for publication today than ever before and more of a challenge for tradition.
The ever-changing scenery is more confusing for writers who are trying to grasp its possibilities. Getting It Published's third issue provides a clear, workable guide to selecting the best way to publish that has made it a trustworthy source that has now been upgraded to contain discussion of the latest best practice for proposing, the pros and cons of digitally publish and advice for writers who publish text books and in open source workspaces.
Teuton Germano points out that it is not enough for writers to be good writers - they also have to be good writers with an eye to the people. It provides invaluable assistance in the development of a convincing publishing suggestion, in the search for the right publishing house, in the evaluation of a publishing agreement, in the negotiation of the publishing processes and ultimately in the publication as an author. To do 2 What do publishing houses do?
"This is the core of the volume that guides the readers through the printing experience from the perspective of what the editor wants from the work. That is what distinguishes this work from all the other works that scientists advise on publication: it has as much understanding from the editor as the text.
In contrast to other scientific writings that concentrate only on the letter making pathway, Germano is always conscious that the durability of scientific press does not end with the 10ure reviews board and that today's researcher must see his work in the wider contexts of his subject and the wider literary realm that now encompasses the web, openly accessible and e-books".