Features 1,000 answers to the most commonly asked writing questions. Edited by the experts at Writer's Digest Magazine Offers submission techniques for all types of writing - from books and articles to poems, scripts, greeting cards, and songs.
Handily organised into specific subject areas so writers can find what they need fast. This indispensable resource offers basic information that beginning writers in all genres need to know to further their craft and careers.
Revised and updated for the new millennium, this book answers questions about the book and magazine market place and provides in-depth answers to such questions as
How do I submit my work to an agent? and Can I submit my work to more than one publisher at a time?
This book is a must-have resource for the beginning writer.
About the Editor
Jane Friedman is editorial director of Writer's Digest Books and Writer's Market annuals.
|Do I have what it takes?||p. 4|
|Do I need further education?||p. 19|
|What do they mean when they say ...?||p. 33|
|How do I get published?||p. 42|
|How do I format and submit my work?||p. 60|
|How do I find an agent?||p. 71|
|Why am I getting rejected?||p. 84|
|How do book publishers work?||p. 92|
|How can I write a successful novel?||p. 107|
|How do I sell my nonfiction book?||p. 125|
|How do I write and sell articles?||p. 136|
|How do I start a freelance career?||p. 163|
|How do I conduct effective research?||p. 182|
|How do I conduct a strong interview?||p. 191|
|How do I revise?||p. 208|
|What are my rights?||p. 216|
|What are the rights of others?||p. 224|
|Can I use other people's names and stories?||p. 237|
|Should I use a pen name?||p. 244|
|When and how do I provide art?||p. 248|
|Should I collaborate on a project?||p. 256|
|What business know-how do I need?||p. 262|
|How do I write and sell short fiction?||p. 270|
|How do I publish my poetry?||p. 283|
|How do I break in to children's writing?||p. 299|
|How do I market my scripts?||p. 309|
|How do I sell my songs?||p. 316|
|How do I write for newspapers?||p. 323|
|Should I self-publish my book?||p. 331|
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Number Of Pages: 423
Published: 19th August 2006
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2 x 3.2
Weight (kg): 0.649