The successful self-publisher produce and market your own best seller : basic step-by-step techniques for success in designing, typesetting, printing and selling a book by Dorothy Kavka

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Published by Evanston Pub. in Evanston, Ill .

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Statementby Dorothy Kavka and Dan Heise.
ContributionsHeise, Dan., Kavka, Dorothy.
LC ClassificationsZ285.5 .K38 1996
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Pagination327 p. :
Number of Pages327
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL820273M
ISBN 101879260387
LC Control Number95071949

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Jane Friedman (@JaneFriedman) has 20 years of experience in the publishing industry, with expertise in digital media strategy for authors and is the publisher of The Hot Sheet, the essential newsletter on the publishing industry for authors, and was named Publishing Commentator of the Year by Digital Book World in In addition to being a columnist for Publishers Weekly.

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