For book/ebook authors, publishers, & self-publishers
Are you an agent who is searching for an author who has just finished a book and has an eye-catching title? Are you a publisher who wishes to publish the next bestseller from his patron author?
If you are suffering from dearth of good book authors whose books you can publish, do not worry. You may not realize it, but the number of new authors added every year is enormous.
You may wonder whether you can risk publishing a book of an author who is completely new to book-writing or an obscure author whose book is not sure to get you so many buyers. However, never make the mistake of going idle for some time for fear of taking risk. You may be a publisher confined to publishing of comic books. But, you can still venture into children’s books or suspense story books. It may be rare but a first timer can win the hearts of million readers. And you as a publisher get popular in the bargain too.
New authors will be easy to convince unlike popular authors who have to be chased and convinced madly. However, you should not settle for those trying to sell you substandard book titles. Find authors that have a good book title to begin with. If the title isn’t interesting enough, it is unlikely that the content will catch readers’ interest. You can search authors by visiting book fairs that take place every year. Books fairs are events where authors, agents, publishers, and readers throng in large numbers. This gives you a chance to increase your own network in the book industry.
You get exposed to new trends in the book industry, likes of modern readers and the most preferred styles of contemporary authors. You can find out whether a book author is interested in making you a publisher of their creation.
You can even search for . Search for the desired authors using PubMatch search engine. You have the option to search International Authors too as the database contains authors from all over the world. In order to find the author of your choice, you must type in the category or BISAC code of the author as well as the relevant keywords. If you find the book title of a particular author very interesting, you may contact the author and sign a deal.
Online searching through author databases make easy. You can browse through a number of authors and know their profiles and place in the book industry. This is a good way of making yourself well-versed with everybody in the book industry. And you save a lot of your time and money here as compared to visiting expensive international and often inconvenient book fairs.