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You're ready to write a book for the first time, or get your existing book out to the world.


From the just-getting-started "Austen" to the whole "Hemingway", the Unconventional Guide to Publishing is served directly to your Inbox in the version of your choice. Each version includes the main PDF guide and FREE updates for life.

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    • The Monster PDF Guide. A huge, 45,000 word report written by master agent David Fugate, chock-full of sound advice on how to make your book a success.
    • Video interview on Book Marketing with Jonathan Fields. The bestselling author of Uncertainty (Portfolio 2011), Jonathan is also the founder of Tribal Author, a community that helps authors develop careers that lead to multiple book deals.
    • An extended audio interview with Chris Guillebeau on community building and how it relates to publishing. Learn how Chris pursues both traditional publishing and self-publishing to grow his audience and reach different kinds of readers.
    • Three 25-minute MP3 audio interviews with editors from Crown, Hudson Street Press and Little, Brown about what they're looking for from aspiring authors.
    • PLUS! An additional interview with David Fugate explaining the book proposal process and why traditional books will continue to thrive
    • Detailed transcripts of all interviews and audio sessions

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    • The Monster PDF Guide. A huge, 45,000 word report written by master agent David Fugate, chock-full of sound advice on how to make your book a success.
    • An extended audio interview with Chris Guillebeau on community building and how it relates to publishing. Learn how Chris pursues both traditional publishing and self-publishing to grow his audience and reach different kinds of readers.
    • Three 25-minute MP3 audio interviews with editors from Crown, Hudson Street Press and Little, Brown about what they're looking for from aspiring authors.
    • Detailed transcripts of all interviews and audio sessions

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  • The Fitzgerald

    Want to learn the basics of publishing a book, but not ready to make a full commitment?

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    • The Monster PDF Guide. A huge, 45,000 word report written by master agent David Fugate, chock-full of sound advice on how to make your book a success.
    • Two 25-minute MP3 audio interviews with editors from Hudson Street Press and Little, Brown about what they're looking for from aspiring authors.
    • Detailed transcripts of all interviews and audio sessions

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