Publishing a Book: A Beginner’s Guide

Publishing a book

Introduction Welcome to this beginner’s guide to publishing a book. Whether you’re an aspiring author who dreams of seeing your words printed on crisp new pages or simply curious about the world of publishing, you’ve come to the right place. In this write-up, we’ll provide an overview of the entire publishing process, from polishing that … Read more

Tracing the Colorful History of Printing

History of printing

Introduction The write-up traces the colorful history of printing and how the printing evolution changed publishing and how we do things. Since the dawn of civilization, print technology has played a pivotal role in recording information and spreading knowledge. From ancient Mesopotamian clay tablets to Johannes Gutenberg’s revolutionary printing press to modern digital printing methods, … Read more

A Concise History of Open Access

History of open access

Introduction Open access publishing has transformed the landscape of academic research and scholarship over the past few decades. As it gains traction globally, it is crucial to understand the history of open access and its growing impact. Open access provides free online access to scholarly research. This model differs from traditional publishing, where readers or … Read more

Game-Changing Lessons from the Book Good to Great

Lessons from the book Good to Great

[Disclaimer: As an Amazon Associate, PublishingState.com earns from qualifying purchases.] Introduction The write-up will discuss key lessons from the book Good to Great by Jim Collins, a modern classic since its release in 2001. The New York Times bestseller provides game-changing lessons on how companies can leap from merely exemplary to genuinely great organizations. Collins’ … Read more

Publishing Contracts: What Every Author Should Know

Publishing contract

Understanding Publishing Contracts A publishing contract is a legally binding agreement between an author and a publisher that outlines the rights and responsibilities of both parties regarding the publication of a literary work. For authors, understanding what a publishing contract entails and negotiating favorable terms is crucial to building a sustainable writing career. What is … Read more