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Estimating Nonfiction Book Sales – One Example

I’ve been in touch with a book publisher about an idea I have for a Nevada travel book. He asked me to work up some figures. How many copies would it sell? Not knowing any way to estimate, I spent … Continue reading

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Don’t underestimate the time it takes to understand something. This is the key, hidden problem for non-fiction writers. Let’s say you’re writing a story on how locks work. You may have five books on locks, current periodicals, and an interview … Continue reading

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