How can I publish a book?  Do you have any advice for a would-be author? -- Many persons

If you would like to become an author, you should learn all you can about publishing as soon as you can. Following are several excellent books to read before your begin your venture.

* Deval, Jacqueline, Publicize Your Book!  ISBN 0-399-52863-6.
* Frishman, Rick and Robyn Freedman Spizman, Author 101: Bestselling Book Proposals. ISBN 1-59337-412-7.
* Howard-Johnson, Carolyn, The Frugal Book Promoter: How to Do What Your Publisher Won't.  ISBN 1-932993-10-X.
* Ross, Marilyn and Tom, Jump Start Your Book Sales: A Money-Making Guide For Authors, Independent Publishers and Small Presses.  ISBN 0-918880-41-6.
* Warren, Lissa,  The Savvy Author's Guide to Book Publicity.  ISBN 0-7867-1275-9.
* Whalin, W. Terry, Book Proposals that Sell: 21 Secrets to Speed Your Success.  ISBN 1-932124-64-0.