I read the Writers Market earlier today. I need three chapters and a synopsis to approach a publisher. Some places prefer agented submissions. I need to look for an agent as well.
My book of poetry might be self-published. I have two books I bought recently explaining how to self-publish on Amazon.com. I would like to have my poetry book published by Thanksgiving. This would give people a chance to buy it as a Christmas gift. It would give me a chance to buy and give it as Christmas gifts. 🙂