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Writing and Developing Your College Textbook:
A Comprehensive Guide

Writing and Developing Your College TextbookMembers: $43.95 $53.95 + Free Shipping and $5 off membership renewal
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Paperback - Pages: 320 Edition: 3rd | ISBN: 978-0-9975004-1-7

This updated and expanded third edition by Mary Ellen Lepionka, Sean W. Wakely, and Stephen E. Gillen, will empower you to undertake textbook development by guiding you through the nuts and bolts of the development process, and providing essential background information on the changing higher education publishing industry, as well as how to choose a publisher, write a textbook proposal, negotiate a publishing contract, and establish good author-publisher relations.

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Guide to Textbook Publishing Contracts

Guide to Textbook Publishing Contracts

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eBook - Pages: 40 | Edition: 1st
Paperback -
Pages: 54 | Edition: 1st | ISBN: 9780997500400


In this step-by-step guide by Stephen Gillen, a Partner at Wood Herron & Evans, you will learn the key provisions of a typical textbook contract and how to determine what's important to you so that you can enter into the contract negotiation process better informed. Get the "typical", "better" and "better still" options you can consider when making decisions about what to negotiate.

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