My journey in educational publishing: how to write books for teachers

If you have been thinking about writing a book for teachers but have no idea how to begin or break into educational publishing, I’d love to share my story with you. Dr. Will Deyamport III interviewed me about educational publishing for his podcast, The Dr. Will Show.

writing and publishing teaching books

In the video below, you’ll hear me speak about:

  • How I got the ideas for my books and started publishing
  • Balancing full-time teaching with book writing
  • What motivates me to write and how I use writing to improve education
  • The decision between traditional and self-publishing
  • eBook vs. print copy sales
  • How to leverage book sales and consulting opportunities
  • How my writing and creative process works
  • My advice for those who want to write and publish a book
  • The importance of promoting your book on social media

I’ve written in-depth on this topic over on the Publishing a Teaching Book page, offering advice on writing your book, getting it edited, choosing a publisher, getting the word out, and more. If your interests lie more in publishing a children’s book, check out this guest post from Kathleen Wainright on how she successfully writes/publishes children’s books.

What questions do you have about educational publishing or writing a book for teachers? I’d be happy to share what I’ve learned, so ask away in the comments!

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Angela is a National Board Certified Teacher with 11 years of classroom experience and 7 years experience as an instructional coach. As founder of Due Season Press and Educational Services, she has created printable curriculum resources, 4 books, 3 online courses, the Truth for Teachers podcast, and The 40 Hour Teacher Workweek Club. Subscribe via email to get her best content sent to your inbox!

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