Navigating the Rough Waters of Today's Publishing World: Critical Advice for Writers from Industry Insiders
A complete review of the modern publishing process, this resource is an ideal companion for aspiring authors who want to understand and break into this ever-changing industry. A question and answer format with a robust roster of literary agents, editors, authors, and insiders--including "Huffington Post "founder Arianna Huffington, "Slate "magazine editor David Plot, and "New York Times"-bestselling author Bob Mayer--this guidebook demystifies the entire publishing process. Thorough discussions on the difference between fiction and nonfiction publishing, working with an agent, maximizing marketing and promotional opportunities, and getting published in magazine, newspapers, and online make this an essential reference for anyone wanting to plot a course for publishing success.
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Chapter 2An Uncertain World for Fiction Writers
Chapter 3First Write a Good Book Honing Your Work
Chapter 4Agents Advances and Copyright
Chapter 6Should You SelfPublish?
Chapter 7Freelancing for Magazines and Online Publications
Chapter 8MarketingIts Up to You
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