In this addition to Heinemann's growing list of good books for working writers, top New York literary agent Donald Maass provides help with the more practical considerations of writing such as:
- how a writer can effectively pitch his or her work
- the finer points of promoting one's own writing
- if, when, and how to collaborate
- the ins and outs of the publishing industry of today
Maass offers it all in a readable, upbeat format. A copy of "The Career Novelist" is like having your own personal literary agent on your bookshelf!
Donald Maass is an independent New York literary agent who specializes in fiction. He has written extensively for writers' magazines on the business of publishing and lectures frequently at writers' conferences.