If you want to get your book published, you need to follow several steps. You should understand that writing and publishing a book could take several years to finish. Once you are done writing your book, you need to ask someone to edit and proof read it. You also need to ask some critics to review your book before publishing it. If you have decided to submit your manuscript to a publishing company, you need a lot of patience. You need to be aware that publishing companies reject manuscripts a lot of times before approving them. Once your book gets approved, you might need to wait for a few years before it gets published. As you can see, traditional publishing is quite a long process but do not worry because your patience and hard work will surely pay off. What should you do after your book gets published? Well, you need to promote your book. You can promote it online if you want. If you want to promote it to a wider range of audience, you will need the help of a book publicity company like Sandpiper Publicity.