How to Get Happily Published

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HarperPerennial, 1992 - Authors and publishers - 317 pages
The bestselling guide to getting published is now even better, with up-to-the-minute advice on how to use electronic media--to publish, get publicity, promotion and sales, uncover information, and connect with enthusiastic readers. Copyright Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.

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Contents

Initiation
1
Basics
11
Buying Advice and Assistance
23
The Plain Truth About Agents
41
Who Do You Know?
52
Subject Matter Matters
59
Openings or Where to Submit Your Manuscript
69
Procedures or How to Submit Your Manuscript
83
Why and How to Be Your Own Best Sales Force
130
The SelfPublishing Option
137
The Case for Doing It Yourself
153
A Complete Starter Kit of SelfPublishing Skills
165
Editing rationales Legal rights and obligations Design
178
Frontend Funding
201
Spinoffs
210
Righting the Scales of Success
223

A Note on Improving Your Vision
99
Getting Whats Coming to You
103
Editing Copyediting Design Production and Partand
118
Index
309
Copyright

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About the author (1992)

Judith Appelbaum was born in Manhattan, New York on September 26, 1939. She graduated from Vassar College in 1960 and began her career in publishing at Harper's Magazine and Harper's Weekly. She later became the managing editor of Publishers Weekly, wrote the New and Noteworthy column for the New York Times Book Review, and was an editor of the IBPA Independent. Her book, How to Get Happily Published, was published in 1998. She co-founded and was the managing director of Sensible Solutions, Inc., which specialized in target marketing for writers and publishers. She received the Publishers Marketing Association Lifetime Achievement Award and the Book Industry Study Group Lifetime Service Award. She died from ovarian cancer on July 25, 2018 at the age of 78.

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