Textbook Tips

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Time Management Tips for Textbook and Academic Authors Free Download
Free Download – Time Management Tips for Textbook & Academic Authors Download this free guide to improving your productivity! What You'll Get: - 6 Ways to Take Control of Your Day - Take a Time Inventory - Plan for Success - Make the Most Out of the Time You Have - Learn How to Deal with Setbacks - Boost Writing Power & Productivity - Minimize Distractions and Disruptions Don't put this off! Get your copy now.
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Completing a major textbook revision: The after-the-fact outline » Abstract
Completing a major textbook revision: The after-the-fact outline The after-the-fact outline provides a valuable strategy to help complete a major book or article revision. Sometimes referred to as a reverse outline, I learned of this strategy from Tara Gray, author of the book Publish and Flourish. I have tried most of the advice in her book, and now that I have tried this piece of advice, I had to ask myself: “Why did I wait so long?”
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Guide to Textbook Publishing Contracts
Guide to Textbook Publishing Contracts In this step-by-step guide by Stephen Gillen, a Partner at Wood Herron & Evans, you will learn the key provisions of a typical textbook contract and how to determine what's important to you so that you can enter into the contract negotiation process better informed. Get the "typical", "better" and "better still" options you can consider when making decisions about what to negotiate.
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Textbook & and Academic Authors Association
Free 17-page sample: Writing and Developing Your College Textbook "This guide is an essential tool for anyone interested in writing textbooks, from beginner to seasoned veteran." FREE 17-page sample available at
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INFOGRAPHIC: How To Get Published
How & Where To Get Published... Smashwords a great source for self-published authors not looking to do print...
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Textbook Publishers' Author Guidelines
Textbook Publishers' Author Guidelines Are you a textbook author who’s ready to submit a book proposal to a publisher? Check out the current author guidelines from top publishers all in one place on the TAA website. One of the many ways TAA supports textbook authors every day! Not a member? Join now at https://www.taaonline.net/join
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Textbook & Academic Authors Association
Free 11-page sample of Steve Gillen's Guide to Textbook Publishing Contracts "Steve Gillen's Guide to Textbook Publishing Contracts is not just reading material, it is an indispensable reference, whether you are a first-time or experienced author." ~ Michael Sullivan, award-winning author of 14 mathematics textbooks.
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What to consider before signing your first textbook contract » Abstract
What to consider before signing your first textbook contract The following advice came from a 2014 TAA Conference Roundtable Discussion led by Mike Kennamer and Steven Barkan, entitled, “What I Wish I Had Known Before I Signed My First Textbook Contract”:
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A prescription for self-published textbooks: An interview with Bob Hoyt » Abstract
A prescription for self-published textbooks: An interview with Bob Hoyt Christopher Kenneally interviewed self-published author Dr. Robert Hoyt, M.D. on CCC’s Beyond the Book program. During the interview, Hoyt told Kenneally that self-publishing gave he and his coauthor a lot more flexibility, the biggest one being turnaround time. Standard book publishing takes two to three years, he said, and their topic mandated a faster turnaround: “Self-publishing was the only way to do that.”
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Writing and Developing Your College Textbook
Now Available as an E-Book: Writing and Developing Your College Textbook "This guide is an essential tool for anyone interested in writing textbooks, from beginner to seasoned veteran." Get your E-book edition through Barnes & Noble, Kobo, or iTunes
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Featured Members June Parsons and Dan Oja - Digital textbooks and pedagogy » Abstract
Digital textbooks and pedagogy: An interview with June Parsons & Dan Oja The coauthors began writing and creating educational software for Course Technology in 1992 and between them have authored more than 150 college computer textbooks. They currently have several digital textbooks in print, including the best-selling New Perspectives on Computer Concepts.
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Guide to Textbook Publishing Contracts
Guide to Textbook Publishing Contracts In this step-by-step guide by Stephen Gillen, a Partner at Wood Herron & Evans, you will learn the key provisions of a typical textbook contract and how to determine what's important to you so that you can enter into the contract negotiation process better informed. Get the "typical", "better" and "better still" options you can consider when making decisions about what to negotiate. Learn more.
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Guide to Rights Clearance and Permissions
Order Guide to Rights Clearance & Permissions in Scholarly, Educational, and Trade Publishing by Stephen E. Gillen and get immediate access to all of the customizable templates! Learn more and order your copy today!
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Textbook & and Academic Authors Association
Free 17-page sample: Writing and Developing Your College Textbook Writing and Developing Your College Textbook - "This guide is an essential tool for anyone interested in writing textbooks, from beginner to seasoned veteran." FREE 17-page sample available at
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Forming a publisher relationship: The acquisitions editor » Abstract
Forming a publisher relationship: The acquisitions editor For aspiring higher education authors and content writers, one of the first goals is to connect with a publisher. In this first installment of a three-part series, I’ll provide some insights about acquisitions editors. The acquisitions editor is the gatekeeper to forming a productive publisher relationship, so it’s particularly useful for authors to understand who acquisitions editors are and what typically motivates them.