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CHAPTER 4 – The Birth

Holding My Baby

This chapter explores:

• What is the feeling of seeing your name on the cover of a book?

• Who would you give your first copy to?

• How do you promote a book event, and what do you do at one?
How do authors deal with hate mail and bad reviews?
What is "bookstore" distribution?
How do you get celebrity endorsements?
How do you know when to follow up?
How do you get on Oprah?
And provides:

• Funny Publishing Stats – Did you know 90% of authors, with or without children, equate publishing a book to having a baby?