$30 Writing School

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Thomson Course Technology, 2004 - Computers - 472 pages
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Following the successful and increasingly popular concept of D.I.Y. (Do It Yourself), "$30 Writing School" is designed to get anyone up and running on the process for organizing, writing, selling and promoting his/her own books. Many people aspire to become writers and be published, but do not truly comprehend what it entails, how to approach it, or even where to begin. In compelling-yet-simple terms, this book offers the guidance writers need to do all that and more. Readers will find it pleasantly easy to relate to author Michael W. Dean-a product of the "indie" revolution as a proven author, filmmaker, and musician himself. His unique writing style is appealing to the large demographic of people who respond to an edgier approach in their reading. Written in a conversational tone, techniques and explanations are liberally spliced with Dean's personal accounts and stories. Aspiring writers will learn specific elements of how to get published including how to write a proposal, get an agent, get a publisher, and work through mainstream outlets. Self-publishing is explained and encouraged, from Quark layout, to working with a printer, to getting press and distribution-all things the author has done himself. "$30 Writing School" accompanies two successful others of its kind, "$30 Music School" (1-59200-067-3) and "$30 Film School" (1-59200-171-8), both published by Course Technology PTR. This incomparable do-it-yourself approach to becoming a writer is realistic, straightforward, and inspiring.

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Book arrived in a timely mattter and in excellent condition. Enclosed CD was in tact.Have not had time to use it as it has been a BUSY summer. Also I seldom ever recommend anything to anyone just give info and let them decide. Read full review

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