Formatting & Submitting Your Manuscript

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Writer's Digest Books, Jul 27, 2009 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 324 pages
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Prepare and Present Your Work Like a Pro! Formatting & Submitting Your Manuscript, 3rd edition, gives you all the information you need to craft a winning submission. Fully updated, this comprehensive resource now features more than 100 sample letters and manuscript pages, expanded instruction for electronic submissions, updated formatting and submitting guidelines, and new insider tips from top agents and editors. With strong and weak sample query letters, novel synopses, articles, nonfiction book proposals, manuscript pages, scripts, and more, you'll see exactly what works and what doesn't. Plus, each sample page features individual callouts to clearly identify and explain critical elements so that you don't miss a thing. With this all-encompassing guide, you'll discover everything you need to make your work look professional, polished, and publishable.
 

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Contents

The Basics
1
Nonfiction
13
Fiction
109
Childrens Books
197
Scripts
214
Verse
291
Record Keeping Forms
301
Index
307
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

In addition to edition "Guide to Literary Agents", Chuck Sambuchino is assistant editor of "Writer's Market", a former editor with "Writer's Digest" magazine, and writer of fiction and screenplays.

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