This website is designed to give you comprehensive resources, information, and tips about publishing and publishers. Whether you are a writer looking to get published, a new literary agent investigating established publishers, a job-seeker in quest of employment with a publishing firm, or you are simply researching the industry, this website will make it easy for you to get the information you need.
The publishing world is a $23 billion industry, and it can be a vast, intimidating place. There are so many publishers out there and so many ways to get published, it can be difficult to know where to start. This website will help you by supplying publishing information in three main areas:
- Publishers. Who they are, what their specialties are, how to contact them, where to find them, for all different publishing genres and categories from children's books, to magazines, to academia, to novels.
- Publishing. The process of getting published in each publishing category, helpful advice, careers in publishing.
- Self-Publishing. Is it the right choice for you? How is it done? Agencies and services to help you self-publish.
A publisher is not what it used to be. The onset of literary agents and the Internet has dramatically changed the nature of the publishing world. It has become more specialized, diverse, and open-offering far more opportunity. A traditional publishing house such as Random House or Simon & Schuster is no longer the only game in town. New publishing avenues such as self-publishing, on-line publishing, and blogging have opened a whole new world to writers and career-seekers alike. It is indeed an exciting time in the publishing industry.
We have scoured the Internet and traditional publishing markets to find the best information, consolidate it, and present it here to you. Please take full advantage of the publishing resources on this website.