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Poetry from publishmystories.com

Poetry

Poetry is a form of expression that can be written rhyme or verse.  There are many different types of poem all of which helps you understand the significance of words and meaning.

Prices range from £550.

 

Marketing Poems with Publish my stories

Marketing - the hard work begins

Writing and publishing your poems is the easy bit.  Getting people to buy and read your book is the hard part.  On average most authors will sell 250 copies of their books.  Marketing is the trick, if you would like our factsheet about marketing please email us.

 

Poems are food for the mind

Wriitng poems

Poetry is food the the brain.

When you start to write poems, you are full of excitement, full of planning and the words are literally bursting out of you. Buzzing in your head and you need to find that piece of paper and a pen to get your nuggets of gold down for the world to see.  However, sometimes you may need to stake small step back and make a plan.  When you start, follow our simple tips to help make it easier:

  1. Know your poetry outcome.  Decide what you want your poem to be about.  Will it be a poem about a personal experience, a feeling, protest or a descriptive poem?  Do not rush this stage, as it is one of the most important.
  2. Avoid Cliches. Be imaginative and use your own words and thoughts.
  3. Be accurate with description. Remember you are creating a picture or emoting a feeling in words for you and your readers. Remember our modalities of sight, hearing, smell, touch, taste and Kinesiology.
  4. If you Rhyme make sure it’s good. Think about a nursery rhyme, dum de dum de dum. Does your poem follow a rhythm?
  5. Write, revise, rewrite and revise.  Put it aside for a while (24 hours for example) and then reread and revise.

Bonus Tip

6 Enjoy the process.

In a nutshell…

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Writing

We will encourage or help you to write your book.  Guiding you through the tricky phases of getting started and more importantly to keep going.  We will help you get a manuscript that can be turned into a book you are proud of.

Design / Production

Once the manuscirpt has been completed what’s next? We will format (typeset) your narrative including any picutres ready for print.  Working together we will create the perfect cover to meet the requirements of your unique book.

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Print 1 or 1,000

When your book is published, the hard work begins.  Selling your book.  Together we will come up with a strategy to ensure your book is available on Amazon, an e-book, and you have an action plan on how to market your book.

Sounds good

How do we do it. What are the hidden tasks?

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The Manuscript

We are happy to receive your manuscript in any form, from a handwritten document, typed sheets or audio. PrintmyStories will type up your manuscript and return it to you for approval.

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Checking

We will also check syntax and punctuation and make changes, always with the author’s permission.

Typesetting

The manuscript will be formatted and returned to you for your final approval, asking that you initial each page to ensure it meets with your approval.

The Cover

Together we will design the front and back cover of your book. We will send you an A4 printed sheet of how your cover will look for approval.  Only on your authorisation will we arrange with our printers for the first proof of your book.

First Proof

On receipt of the first proof, we ask you to reread your book, then recheck the book as it will now take on a different life and feel. Once any alterations have been made and you have accepted the finished book, will we submit it to the printers for publishing?

Marketing

At this point, we can discuss your book’s retail price, royalties, and where you would like it promoted.  THE HARD WORK IS ABOUT TO START.

Hi, I’m Julie Farmer, the owner and creator of publishmystories.com

I like the fact that small businesses can adaptable and offer a personal touch to each client. We can be innovate and think outside the preverbal box.

No event is ever too big or too small that could not be in your memoirs. It is our job to make sure that happens to your satisfaction. We help by turning your manuscript into a printed book. We can also create a website and helping you sell your book.

Everyone is an individual, so each manuscript is dealt with individually.  It’s all about teamwork and communication, and together we could make a fantastic team.

Creating your next family heirloom!

 

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