The Complete Idiot's Guide to Getting Published
Expert advice for new writers.
Publishing companies have consolidated, there are fewer editors, and literary agents are more selective. The result is that it’s tougher than ever to get published. Now, a successful literary agent and author and a best-selling nonfiction author and literary consultant provide even more of the practical advice every writer needs to get published. In this new edition, readers will find:
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As an overview of the inner workings of getting published, I found the book to be a great resource, not only did it provide practical advice but also brought a common sense approach. I will surely use the author's advice both in my personal writing as well as in my classroom. Read full review
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Great Expectations In Which You Begin to Write
So Why Write?
If You Need an Idea Stalk the BestSeller List
SuperStealth Market Research Techniques
Whats dot Whats Hot
Gone with the Wind Submitting to Publishers
War and Peace Working with a Publisher
I Signed a ContractNow What?
Saying GoodBye to Your Baby
Welcome to the Home Team
Proper Care and Feeding of Your Editor
So How Does My Book Get into the Stores?
Maximum Publicity for Maximum Sales
Television and Online Publicity
Query Letters That Sell Nonfiction
Bulletproof Nonfiction Book Proposals
Fun with Fiction
Romancing the Stone Getting a Book Contract
Whats an Agent for Anyway?
Finding and Working With an Agent
What You Can Expect from an Agent
Submitting Directly to Editors
Behind Closed Doors
The Party of the First Part