Get Your Book Published: Teach Yourself

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Hodder & Stoughton, Jul 30, 2010 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 224 pages
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This new book gives you everything you need to know to get into print. Whether you are seeking an agent or publisher, or have decided to self-publish, it gives you the background information, step-by-step guides and a unique selection of case studies from published authors and insider tips from industry experts. With an exhaustive list of useful addresses and websites, it is an essential manual for any aspiring author. Features contributions from key literary agencies (including Curtis Brown and Pollinger) and top publishing companies (including John Murray and Headline).


NOT GOT MUCH TIME?

One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.


AUTHOR INSIGHTS

Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.




TEST YOURSELF

Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.




EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE

Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of getting your book published.




FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER

Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.




TRY THIS

Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

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About the author (2010)

Katherine Lapworth worked at the BBC for six years as a Producer and Director in both radio and television before launching her own copywriting business. She is also a founder member of Maverick Media the sister company to Maverick Television, established to exploit all the print and video opportunities arising from Maverick's broadcast work.

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