How to publish a book
Ways to choose a publishing house quite a lot: friends, global network, directory, etc you Can pick up several suitable publishers and choose the most reasonable cost and the conditions of production of the book.
Until you become a famous author, you should be prepared to pay all or part of the services for the book publishing house. Subsequently, gaining more and more popularity, and increasing the value of your creativity, you can feel free to renegotiate the terms of publication of your books.
If you can prepare your manuscript for printing on your own — subtract error, to impose, to issue a title page and cover, then do it yourself. You can then send your layout directly to the printer. This will help to save you a significant amount of money, however, does not guarantee that the book when published, will have the necessary presentation.
The cost of the publication of your manuscript depends on several parameters: volume, circulation, binding, paper quality, number of used paint, preparation for printing photographs, graphs and tables.
For each edition, the international standard number ISBN is assigned, and the international standard number for the periodical ISSN.
ISBN usually get the book chamber of the Russian Federation. Each room will cost you a certain amount of money. In addition, the chamber serves more documents which confirm the right to publishing activity.
ISSN get a lot of Russian organizations, including book chamber, offering to assign the same room for a certain amount of money. However, the ISSN can be obtained absolutely for free. You only need to send in the ISSN Agency in Paris letter of request (English or French) to assign this number, as well as with detailed description of your periodicals and covers.
True, it is possible to publish a book or a periodical without assigning these numbers, but if you want to officially distribute your publications, these numbers are a prerequisite.
For brochures or booklets that are necessary for "internal distribution," you do not need to assign numbers.
The publication of the book, as a rule, takes from three to six months, under normal conditions work on the manuscript, if the book does not need to be edited, then the publication will take from one to two months.