Podcast: How to Get a Book Published

by | Feb 6, 2024 | Podcast

On this episode, we chat about how the book publishing industry works—and how you can publish a book of your own, either the traditional or nontraditional way.

[Here’s the PDF] Lucinda mentioned in the podcast!

Topics covered include:

  • What Lucinda learned going from being an agent to being an author;
  • The role of literary agents in getting you a book deal;
  • The art of the “query letter”;
  • How to shape a book so it’s distinct and differentiated;
  • Timely and timeless ideas;
  • Whether having a platform as a potential author is important;
  • Your voice, content, and offering as an author;
  • Whether to self-publish or traditionally publish a book.

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Written by Chris Bailey

Chris Bailey has written hundreds of articles on the subject of productivity and is the author of three books: How to Calm Your Mind, Hyperfocus, and The Productivity Project. His books have been published in more than 40 languages. Chris writes about productivity on this site and speaks to organizations around the globe on how they can become more productive without hating the process.

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