Writing Nonfiction: Turning Thoughts into Books

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Dan Poynter's definitive guide to writing non-fiction. How to pick your topic, break it down, do research, writing tricks & tips, evaluate your publishing options and get into print faster, easier and cheaper. Preparing your manuscript for an agent, publisher or printer. Sixth revised edition, May 13, 2014.

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ISBN: 9781568601229
About Dan Poynter

Dan Poynter is a pioneer in book writing, producing and promoting. His New Book Model or “Simultaneous Publishing” is revolutionizing the book industry and information dissemination.

He is a frequent speaker, successful publisher and renowned book publishing consultant, who has a unique, pioneering approach to marketing books—which he so generously shares.

Since 1969, Dan Poynter has written and published more than 100 books including Writing Nonfiction, The Self-Publishing Manual, The Skydiver's Handbook and The Expert Witness Handbook. He has also created more than 50 reports, nine audio CDs, four video programs, a dozen eBooks and more than 500 magazine articles. He is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP).

Dan is an author and he is a publisher who has experienced every phase of the book publishing process. He has sold his manuscripts to other publishers, he has published other authors, he has published his own books and his books have been translated and published in seven other countries.

Dan does not just work in the book publishing business, he studies the book publishing business. He doesn't just talk about book promotion, he teaches book promotion.

He is an evangelist for books, an ombudsman for authors, an advocate for publishers and the godfather to thousands of successfully-published books.
Dan Poynter's seminars have been featured on CNN, his books have been pictured in The Wall Street Journal, and his story has been told in U.S. News & World Report. The media comes to Dan because he is the leading authority on book publishing.

A well-known aviation speaker, Dan is a licensed pilot, a skydiver with all the ratings and a Master Parachute Rigger.

He has served as vice-president of the Publishers Marketing Association as well as president of the Parachute Industry Association, chairman of the board of the US Parachute Association and president of the international hang gliding commis¬sion.

Often described as “Mr. Publishing,” Dan Poynter shows publishers how to sell more books using some surprisingly simple marketing concepts. No one gives away more help, advice and expertise than Dan Poynter. He is a caring, sharing publisher who is dedicated to putting more than just something back into the system.

Dan shows people how to make a difference while making a living by coaching them on the writing, publishing and promoting of their book. He has turned thousands of people into successful authors.

His mission is to see that people do not die with a book still inside them.

Book Writing-Publishing SizzleReel
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mWl0fnBu7bs

Full CV
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dan_Poynter

Aviation career in Pictures.
http://www.slideshare.net/Dan_Poynter/dan-poynterparachutes-skydiving-aviation

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Review by: Bill Bowling on June 21, 2011 : (no rating)
Dan Poynter is the person I turn to for help and guidance in my own journey toward the destination of becoming not only the writer but the publisher of my book. As well as being informative and helpful, Dan's books are good investments, true assets overall. The Self Publishing Manuals, the Publishing Encyclopedia, and Writing Nonfiction: Turning Thoughts Into Books are indispensable guides if you are on the quest of self-publishing. Get these books; you can't go wrong. Dan Poynter always gives you 'the baker's dozen' as it were. Writing Nonfiction: Turning Thoughts Into Books is a must have in your toolbox. Dan's the man.
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