A Teen's Guide to Getting Published: Publishing for Profit, Recognition, and Academic Success

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Prufrock Press Inc., 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 249 pages
A Teen's Guide to Getting Published is an exciting must-read for young writers wanting to see their work published. This revised edition, written by two successful former teen authors, offers practical writing tips and an expansive, up-to-date listing of print and online markets that publish student work.

A Teen's Guideprovides concrete advice, encouragement, and motivation to young authors looking to make their mark as writers.

Topics addressed in the book include:
  • the writing craft,
  • freelance writing,
  • rights and copyright information,
  • publishing pitfalls,
  • writing camps and workshops, and
  • staff writing and book publishing.
Filled with successful strategies for becoming a published author, any young writer will find this book an enjoyable read.
 

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About the author (2006)

Jessica Dunn and her twin sister Danielle were eighth graders living in the Houston area when they wrote the first edition of A Teen's Guide to Getting Published, printed in 1996. Jessica started writing for publication in 1992, and had several works appear in Creative Kids, Merlyn's Pen, and other magazines featuring young writers. She graduated from Rice University in 2003 with a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering and currently works in the pharmaceutical industry near Philadelphia. The second edition of A Teen's Guide to Getting Published was released in 2006.

Danielle Dunn and her twin sister Jessica were eighth graders at Dulles Middle School in the Houston area when they began writing the first edition of this book, published in 1996. Prior to that, they both had spent 4 years freelance writing for magazines featuring young writers. Danielle went on to write for a local newspaper for a summer during college. She graduated from Rice University in 2003 with a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering and currently works for a vaccine manufacturer in Pennsylvania.

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