First-Time Book Publishing: Negotiating the Perils and Pitfalls

  title={First-Time Book Publishing: Negotiating the Perils and Pitfalls},
  author={Denise Goetting Ba and Mls and Betsy Bryan Miguez Ba and Sheryl Moore Curry Ba and Mlis and Susan Marshall Richard Bs},
ABSTRACT The four librarians who created Newbery and Caldecott Awards: A Subject Index published by Linworth, 2003, share the problems and lessons learned while producing their first reference book. Topics include selecting research partners, dividing the responsibilities, and dealing with the decisions of producing the book. The article also discusses finding a publisher, submitting a proposal, signing a contract, understanding publishing terminology, working out misunderstandings, and other… CONTINUE READING