Write With Power and Confidence: Writing Techinques and Book-Industry Practices Every Author Should Know

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Cedar Fort, Jan 1, 1998 - Authorship - 192 pages
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Contents

Introduction
55
Picture Books
56
Teen Book Field Books for Youth Ages 1219
57
HiLo Books
58
First Grade Vocabulary
59
Second Grade Vocabulary
61
Third Grade Vocabulary
63
Fourth Grade Vocabulary
65

Ending
26
Author Intrusions
27
Style
28
Writing Technique
29
Use of Basic Writing Principles
30
Word Preferences
31
Polishing and Rewriting
32
Guidelines for Writing Great NonFiction
34
Introduction
35
How to Use the ExpositoryWriting Manuscript Scorecard
38
Expository Writing Criteria
41
Reader Demand
42
Research
43
Mood
44
Taboo Avoidance
45
Organization
46
Chapter Titles and Subtitles
47
Ending
48
Writing Technique
49
Use of Basic Writing Principles
51
Word Preferences
52
Language Usage
53
Guidelines for Writing for Children and Teens
54
Fifth Grade Vocabulary
67
Sixth Grade Vocabulary
69
Dolch Reading System First Grade Sight Words
72
Dolch Reading System Second Grade Sight Words
74
Suggestions for Effective Writing for Young Teenagers
76
Writing to Meet Publishers Needs
77
Introduction
78
Publishers Manuscript Selection Criteria
80
Want Criteria
81
Risk Factor
82
Product Life
83
Author Stature and Participation
84
Editorial Plan Compatibility
85
A SubjectMatter Analysis of BestSelling Trade Books
86
Introduction
87
Description of the Lists
88
Analysis of the Data
94
Basic Book Publishing Industry
104
Negotiating a Contract for lour Book
130
Observations on Book Pricing
146
Index
189
Copyright

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