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How to Write, Publish, & Sell Your Own How-To Book front matter

How to Write,
Publish, & Sell
Your Own How-To Book

2nd edition

John T. Reed

Copyright 2005, 2007 John T. Reed
All rights reserved.
Published by John T. Reed
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Alamo, CA 94507
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About the author
John T. Reed has been a published author since 1976, a published book author since 1978, and a self-publisher since the late 1970’s. Virtually all of his income comes from home-office based, family, self-publishing business. His first book was published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. All of his subsequent books were self-published. A number of other publishers including Simon & Schuster, McGraw-Hill, Coaches Choice, Dearborn, and Hume, have solicited Reed to write books for them. Reed’s books were distributed to brick-and-mortar and Internet book stores nationwide for twenty years. He now distributes his books solely through his Web site: Reed has appeared on numerous TV and radio programs including 60 Minutes, Good Morning America, and Larry King Live. He is quoted in the national news media about once a week as a result of his writings. Many of Reed’s books have gone through many editions, including his second book, which is now in its 18th edition. Reed’s books cover five genres of how-to information: real estate investment, football coaching, baseball coaching, self-publishing, and succeeding. Reed has also written and published Real Estate Investor’s Monthly, a nationwide how-to newsletter, since 1986. Before that, he wrote for a similar newsletter published for nine years by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. Reed has also bought out a number of other real estate newsletters. Reed holds a Bachelor of Science degree from West Point and a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School.

Thanks to…
Leigh Robinson, Giles K. Kemp, Mac Ross, Lisa Loud,
Steve Reed, Marty Tunnell, Dan Reed, Mike Reed