finding the right publisher

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I am trying to find a publisher for my first book. I have roamed the internet and found 3 publishing company who are we will publish but for a price. we will edit, print, and promote some for you. what I want to know is how publisher are now. You pay them instead of they pay you? If this is true am I better finding my own editor and publishing myself?

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To my knowledge, A true publisher will not charge you to publish your book. This is because they get park of the money from book sales. The ones that claim they will publish for money are kind of like back end publishers if that makes sense.

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Amcdanel86 wrote:
23 Mar 2018, 12:21
I am trying to find a publisher for my first book. I have roamed the internet and found 3 publishing company who are we will publish but for a price. we will edit, print, and promote some for you. what I want to know is how publisher are now. You pay them instead of they pay you? If this is true am I better finding my own editor and publishing myself?
I suggest you ask a hybrid publisher some of these queations. Hybrid publishers are new for these days. Since they are somewhere between the small publisher and the very large one, they might be good people to talk to.
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authors who has a piece of work should know that publishers who ask to be paid are not genuine because a true publishers get it published first,also you are risking the manuscript because it can be published by another author without your conscience.

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Never pay anyone for the privilege of getting your work published. That should be a hard rule.

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A good publisher never ask money so never pay to anyone for publishing book.

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Post by Manfred Leuthard »

A few months ago I self-published my first novel (a Thriller) on Amazon publishing. Sales are slow now that most of my friends bought or got a book as a present; so nothing unusual.

Reviews are another story: On Amazon I have 22 reviews with an average of 4.75 out of 5 stars. On Goodreads I have 11 reviews with an average rating of 4.45 out of 5. Another post here suggested that with these numbers I might catch the interest of a publisher.

Question: do I patiently wait for the 'Knock on the Door' or do I start sending out query letters?

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