How to Get a Book Published by a Traditional Publisher?
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How to Get a Book Published by a Traditional Publisher?

Sell the rights of your self-published book to a Publisher
3.7 (12 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
4,884 students enrolled
Created by Harshajyoti Das
Last updated 10/2015
English
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Price: Free
Includes:
  • 34 mins on-demand video
  • 4 Articles
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand, how to approach a Publisher
  • Decide if they should consider approaching a traditional publisher
  • Clarify all the doubts about publishing a book
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Requirements
  • Have a passion for writing
  • Willing to take actions
Description

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You know that feeling when you feel like you are digging a never-ending hole with no end in sight and really struggling to get your first book published by a 'real' publisher?

It's not tough once you learn the hacks of successful celebrity authors like Karan who grabbed a $80,000 deal from Penguin for his Debut novel in the US.

In this course, we (Karan and Harsh) teach self-published authors and wannabe authors on how to get a book published by a traditional publisher. I ask Karan, some of the toughest questions you could ever ask to a celebrity author..

This course is an actionable approach to get your book finally published by a publisher.

✔ Create a blueprint for your outreach campaign

✔ Understand, how to approach a Publisher

✔ Clarify all the doubts about publishing a book

✔ Learn the craziest publishing shortcuts

✔ Even better than a thousand dollar course

✔ Avoid the mistakes and hack your way to success

✔ Proven techniques and results

✔ Actionable tips that you can implement today

✔ Very easy to understand and implement

✔ Get 1-on-1 help from instructors

How is this course structured?

I have taken a whole new approach to making this course more interactive. You will find Video Lectures, Audio Lectures, Visual Workbooks, Quizzes to Weekly Q&A sessions.

It's really exciting once you get started with this course. I am waiting to see you on the inside....

About Karan Bajaj: Karan Bajaj is an Indian American author of three contemporary Indian novels, Keep Off the Grass (2008), Johnny Gone Down (2010) and The Seeker (2015). Bajaj's first novel, Keep Off the Grass, which became a bestseller with more than 70,000 copies sold in the year of release, was a semi-finalist for the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award and was longlisted for the Indiaplaza Golden Quill Award. Together his novels have sold more than 200,000 copies in India.


Who is the target audience?
  • Self-published author who is planning to approach a traditional publisher
  • A person who is writing his/her first manuscript
  • Wannabe authors who want to write their first book
  • Have a plan to write & publish a book
Compare to Other Self-Publishing Courses
Curriculum For This Course
22 Lectures
02:39:51
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Introduction
4 Lectures 09:37

Students will get an idea on how the course is structured.

What will you learn in this course?
01:40

Should will be able to understand if this is the right course for them.

Who should take this course?
01:40

Students will be able to know me as an instructor.

Who am I?
05:46

Students will be able to know Karan Bajaj, who is a special guest instructor for this course.

Special Guest - Who is Karan Bajaj?
00:31
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Get Published
16 Lectures 22:52

Students will be able to evaluate whether or not to go with self-publishing.

Self-Publishing or not?
02:50

Students will be able to understand the marketing process of a book published by a traditional publisher.

Will Publishers promote our books?
03:26

Students will be able to understand that rejections are an inevitable part of the publishing process.

Accepting Rejections
01:33

Students will be able to understand the importance of literary agents in the publishing world.

Working with Literary Agents
01:22

Students will find a list of top literary agents in US, India and other countries..

List of Literary Agents in USA
72 pages

List of Literary Agents in the UK
51 pages

Basic Anatomy of a Query Letter
00:26

Students will find a list of good & recommended freelance editors.


List of Freelance Editors
00:14

Students will be able to estimate how much money they can expect as an advance from a publisher.

How much Money can you make?
01:52

How much did Karan earn as an author?
00:07

Students will be able to learn about the right mindset for an author.

Mindset of an author
01:56

Students will be able to learn the advantages of self-publishing first, before approaching a publisher.

Should you self-publish first?
01:07

Students will be able to understand about giving away their book rights while hiring a publisher.

Who owns the rights of your book?
01:37

Students will be able to understand how to work with multiple literary agents.

How to choose a Literary Agent?
01:18

Students will be able to understand the concept of deadlines for both fiction and non-fiction.

Deadline to Write a Book
02:25

Students will be able to understand the downside of not having a solid contract about copyright expiration.

Copyright Expiration?
02:39

A course quiz to test your learning

Course Quiz
4 questions
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Conclusion
2 Lectures 02:30

Students will be able to understand my view on publishing and my plans for the future.

What's my take on Publishing?
02:30

Students will be able to find discounted coupons to my other courses.

Big Discount on my other courses
2 pages
About the Instructor
Harshajyoti Das
3.8 Average rating
575 Reviews
26,126 Students
9 Courses
Author, Entrepreneur

Harshajyoti Das is an Author and Entrepreneur. He has written 7 back-to-back bestsellers. He is also a regular contributor on 'The Huffington Post.'

He almost has a decade of experience as an internet marketer and has consulted over 1000 businesses since 2007.

He owns three book publishing companies and has collaborated with hundreds of authors.