So after months of research and virtual pencil-chewing, writing, rewriting, editing and proofreading, your finished book has finally been printed. So what next? As of 2010 Google reported there are 129,864,880 books in the world. Faced with a statistic like this, how do you get your pride and joy noticed? Liz Wager, Senior Promotions Executive at Edward Elgar Publishing, gives her top tips for making your book stand out from the crowd.
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February 17, 2015
From Handbooks to conference volumes, edited books are often part of the core academic literature. But editing scholarly books can sometimes seem daunting and confusing. Our Law Publisher, Luke Adams, explains what makes a good edited scholarly work.
December 18, 2014
Almost all academic publishers look at three key things when deciding whether to publish a proposed book. Our Executive Editor Alan Sturmer considers how authors can use this knowledge to choose the right publisher and make the best possible book proposal.
November 4, 2014
Edward Elgar Publishing has built a list in the field of entrepreneurship that is second to none in academic publishing. Alan Sturmer, Executive Editor of our USA office, reflects on how and why this came about.
October 21, 2014
We are often asked about the key components that contribute to a successful proposal. A formal proposal is typically the starting point for assessing a potential book project, and therefore a well-structured and coherent proposal can invariably make the difference between a book being accepted or rejected for publication. Alex Pettifer, Edward Elgar Publishing’s Editorial Director, explains how to write the perfect book proposal.