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Get to know SAS users, authors, and our staff through social media
--Shelly Goodin, Social Media Specialist

Most of you are probably participating in some form of social media. We're hoping to make it easier for you to find each other - and the latest news about SAS books. Read more to find out how.


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Writing Tips & Techniques
Working with Headings

You probably submitted an outline with your book proposal. And you probably know that you can use that outline as a tool for creating a heading structure in your book. Here are a few considerations to take into account regarding headings.


Meet Your Editor - Mary Beth Steinbach

Meet Your Editor
Mary Beth Steinbach

Mary Beth Steinbach is Senior Managing Editor for SAS Press. She schedules and manages the editing, production, and indexing phases of your book; and ensures that your content is in tip-top shape before it goes to our various partners for distribution. Get to know Mary Beth as well as her colleagues do.

Becoming a SAS Press Author

Who can write for SAS Press?

SAS Press publishes books that are written by SAS users for SAS users. Our books cover an ever-expanding variety of topics, including SAS applications or examples, programming tips and techniques, using SAS with other products, and statistical analysis. The ideas and applications discussed by the authors of SAS Press books represent some of the best ideas in the SAS user community.


What topic should I write about?

The best topics come from your direct experience with SAS software.

Click here for a list of possible considerations.


I have an idea for a book. What do I do next?

The first step is to submit a book proposal. Whether you want to write a full-length book or a short booklet, your book proposal defines the goals of your project and should be detailed enough to help you structure and write your manuscript. Your proposal needs to reflect your thorough planning of the topic and the type of information you want to present. Because it will be reviewed by a team of experts at SAS, it is important to present your proposal in such a way that others understand it and see its potential as clearly as you do.

Click here to see the elements needed for a complete proposal.