Writer's Guide to Book Editors, Publishers, and Literary Agents: Who They Are! What They Want! and How to Win Them Over!

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Crown Publishing Group, Jul 1, 2000 - Reference - 936 pages
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"Writer's Guide to Book Editors, Publishers, and Literary Agents gets you past the slush piles and into the hands of the right people. This one-of-a-kind reference gives you the names, addresses, and phone numbers of hundreds of top editors and agents and includes essays by savvy "insiders" who reveal the secrets to winning them over.
More comprehensive than ever before, this year's edition gives you everything you need to know to get published, from writing the knockout book proposal to turning initial rejection into ultimate success.

This deluxe edition includes a CD-ROM that contains the entire database of agents and publishers along with systems for tracking submissions, expenses, titles, and copyrights. In addition, direct links to Web sites mentioned in the book and an additional 50 links to writing-related sites give writers immediate access to the people they need to know. Includes over 15 utilities for writers such as Grammar Slammer, the Thinking Man's Thesaurus, and WriteExpress Rhymer!

About the Author
Jeff Herman is the owner of the Jeff Herman Literary Agency, one of New York's leading agencies for writers. Among his clients are the bestselling authors of the "Chicken Soup for the Soul series. He frequently speaks to writer's groups and conferences on the topic of getting published and can be reached at /www.jeffherman.com.

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Great book! Found content to be informative and accurate. However the 2012 edition was almost word for word a repeat of the 2011 edition, very disappointed and a waste of money, not to mention the material was out of date. Read full review

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Great book, unless you purchase the book annually in hopes for updated information and content. Found content to be informative and accurate in previous years. However, the 2011 edition was almost ... Read full review


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Jeff Herman is one of the world's most successful literary agents, having represented such bestselling authors as Ken Fisher, Jack Canfield, and Mark Victor Hansen. He has personally brought hundreds of writers into publication and helped launch thousands of careers. A frequent speaker at conferences and seminars, he lives in Stockbridge, MA.

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