1996 Writer's Market

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Mark Garvey, Kirsten Holm
Writer's Digest Books, 1995 - 1008 pages
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The ideal resource for up-and-coming (and already arrived) writers, the Writer's Market features information vital to the success of an author's career. This edition contains the facts on 4,000 opportunities, including up-to-date listings of buyers of books, articles, and stories and listings of contests and awards, plus articles and interviews with top professionals.

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Contents

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Targeting your ideas 6 Estimating word count
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Current Trends in Publishing by Kirsten Holm
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Copyright

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About the author (1995)

Mark Garvey is a twenty-year veteran of the book publishing industry, including six years at the helm of "Writer's Market "and years of nonfiction acquisition and development editing. His passion for "The Elements of Style" is genuine, and he often urges it on the authors who work for him--usually to good effect.

Mark's feature articles have appeared in a variety of national and regional consumer magazines, including "The Oxford American", "Writer's Digest", "Walking", and "Guitar Player". His feature writing for "The Oxford American" received an honorable mention in "The Best American Travel Writing 2000" (Houghton Mifflin). Mark's first book, "Searching for Mary", was published by Dutton in 1998. His second book, "Come Together: The Official John Lennon Educational Tour Bus Guide to Music and Video", was published in 2006 by Thomson. He currently works as an Executive Editor at Course Technology, a business and technology book publisher.

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