The Portable Writer s Conference

Over 45 editors, authors, and agents provide insight on the writing craft and the business of getting published. Learn from the experts!--From publisher's description.

Author: Stephen Blake Mettee

Publisher: Quill Driver Books

ISBN: 1884956572

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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Over 45 editors, authors, and agents provide insight on the writing craft and the business of getting published. Learn from the experts!--From publisher's description.

The Fast Track Course on How to Write a Nonfiction Book Proposal

Guerrilla Marketing for Writers: 100 No-Cost, Low-Cost Weapons for Selling Your
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Author: Stephen Blake Mettee

Publisher: Chicago Review Press

ISBN: 9781610350501

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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"A step-by-step guide through the process of proposing a book to a publisher, this straightforward and accessible work helps aspiring authors get their nonfiction work published quickly. Packed with specific examples of proposals, query letters, publishing contracts, and more, this reference addresses the many questions authors have in this digital age. Written by a seasoned editor and used in publishing classes at numerous universities, the book is a proven tool for nonfiction book authors. A glossary of key terms, a list of selected books for further reading, and a book proposal checklist are also included"--

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Author: Andrea Brown

Publisher: Linden Publishing

ISBN: 9781610351164

Category: Travel

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Literary agent Andrea Brown combines her love of travel and adventure with her search for perfect places to seduce the muse and delivers a charming, practical guide that enlightens the curious traveler and provides astute advice from editors, literary agents, authors, illustrators, art directors, and other creative people on harnessing one's creativity.

The American Directory of Writer s Guidelines

Author: Brigitte M. Phillips

Publisher:

ISBN: UCSC:32106018074275

Category: Reference

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Perhaps the best-kept secret in the publishing industry is that many publishers both periodical publishers and book publishers make available writer's guidelines to assist would-be contributors. Written by the staff at each publishing house, these guidelines help writers target their submissions to the exact needs of the individual publisher. The American Directory of Writer's Guidelines is a compilation of the actual writer's guidelines for more than 1,500 publishers. A one-of-a-kind source to browse for article, short story, poetry and book ideas.

Writing Nonfiction

The Shortest Distance Between You and a Published Book : 20 Steps to Success
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Author: Dan Poynter

Publisher: Para Pub

ISBN: IND:30000076431067

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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A self-publishing guru offers comprehensive guidance to the thousands of people who write books every year. 16 photos.

Writer s Guide to Book Editors Publishers and Literary Agents 2003 2004

The Practical Poet ' s Complete Guide to Getting Published ( and Self - Published
) by Thomas A . Williams Venture Press PO Box 1582 Davis ... ggweb . com The
Portable Writers ' Conference : Your Guide to Getting Suggested Resources 849.

Author: Jeff Herman

Publisher: Prima Lifestyles

ISBN: 076153735X

Category: Reference

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A comprehensive directory for aspiring writers lists names, addresses, phone and fax numbers, e-mail addresses, and Web sites for hundreds of North American publishing figures and companies, along with helpful advice on the writing and publishing process. Original. 10,000 first printing.

How to Write a Book Proposal

Online Resources Booktalk Web site : www.booktalk.com Has an archive of
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Conference : Your Guide to Getting and Staying Published , edited by Stephen
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Author: Michael Larsen

Publisher: Writer's Digest Books

ISBN: 1582972516

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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In this valuable handbook, writers learn how to market the potential of a book idea and effectively communicate that potential in a proposal that publishers will read.

The Canadian Writer s Market

The Portable Writers ' Conference : Your Guide to Getting and Staying Published
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Research Guide , Writer ' s Digest , Cincinnati , 1995 . Miller , Casey , and Kate ...

Author: Sandra B. Tooze

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart Limited

ISBN: 0771085257

Category: Reference

Page: 403

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In the ever-changing and increasingly competitive world of Canadian publishing, this book is an essential tool for the freelance writer. It contains the most comprehensive and up-to-date listings available for: -- consumer magazines -- literary and scholarly journals -- trade, business, and professional publications -- daily newspapers -- book publishers It also includes listings for literary agents, awards, competitions, and grants, and offers practical advice on all aspects of manuscript preparation and marketing. It even contains useful background information on the thorny issues of income tax for the freelancer and copyright and libel law.

The Elements of Narrative Nonfiction

on writing & publishing ! Books for Writers Newly Updated The The Vriters
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Author: Peter Rubie

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015079225119

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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"Author and literary agent Peter Rubie, a former BBC Radio and Fleet Street journalist, provides guidance and practical advice on how best to meld careful journalistic research with narrative writing techniques. Filled with insights and interviews with authors, agents, and editors such as Mark Bowden, Jon Krakauer, Jonathan Galassi, Peter Gethers, George Gibson, and Jack Hart, this is the essential guide to writing this hot new genre."--

Jeff Herman s Guide to Book Publishers Editors Literary Agents 2007

Marketing Strategies for Writers by Michael H. Sedge ( Allworth Press ) 10 East
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Author: Jeff Herman

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105063268838

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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Presents a guide to the names and specialities of American and Canadian publishers, editors, and literary agents, including information on the acquisition process and on choosing literary agents.

Jeff Herman s Guide to Book Publishers Editors Literary Agents

... to Get a Contract and Advance Before Writing Your Book by Elizabeth Lyon (
Perigee / Penguin Group USA ) 800-788-6262 RESOURCES FOR WRITERS
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Author: Jeff Herman

Publisher: Writer

ISBN: 0871162016

Category: Authors and publishers

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A guide to the names and specialities of American and Canadian publishers, editors, and literary agents includes information on the acquisition process and on choosing literary agents.

Library Journal

Whether it's a brave or brazen effort , readers will want this . — Amy Boaz , “
Library Journal ” ED Communications COMM The Portable Writers ' Conference :
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ISBN: UOM:39015082964555

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Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.

American Book Publishing Record

Child authors . 2 . Creative writing . 3 . Language arts ( Elementary ) 4 . Children -
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ISBN: UOM:39015066180434

Category: American literature

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The ABCs of Writing for Children

L. , Negotiating a Book Contract : A Guide for Authors , Agents , & Lawyers
Litowinsky , Olga , Writing and Publishing Books for ... John D. , Structuring Your
Novel Mettee , Stephen Blake , The Portable Writer's Conference The Fast - Track
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Barbara , How to Write a Children's Book and Get it Published Shaw , Fran , 50
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ISBN: 1567315828

Category: Children's literature

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The Zen of Proposal Writing

An Expert's Stress-free Path to Winning Proposals : with a Special Section on
Presenting Your Ideas in Person Kitta Reeds ... 1995 ) , and his chapter , " Sell
Your Book Before You Write It , " in The Portable Writers ' Conference ( Stephen
Blake Mettee , ed ... Can Write : How to Get a Contract and an Advance before
Writing Your Book ( Blue Heron Publishing , Inc . , 1995 ) . MAKING
PRESENTATIONS Munter , Mary , Guide to Managerial Communication :
Effective Business Writing and ...

Author: Kitta Reeds

Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)

ISBN: IND:30000081096137

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 223

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A guide to writing successful proposals--for everything from a new marketing concept to seeking a grant to asking for a raise--utilizes classic Zen parables that illuminate the author's advice and how-to-guidelines.

Complete Guide to Writing for Publication

If you plan to write during the conference , you'll need a laptop computer , power
cord , surge protector , disks , and perhaps a portable ... ATTENDING A
CONFERENCE When you attend the conference , go with a teachable spirit and
openness to new ... criticism of your manuscripts — instead of becoming
defensive — you'll gain much help to improve your writing . ... can get lost in
transit , most editors will ask you to mail your manuscripts or proposals after the
conference rather than ...

Author: Susan Titus Osborn

Publisher: Acw Press

ISBN: 1892525097

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 224

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Gathered together in this one volume are twenty-four of the industry's experts in the field of writing and publication. Each contributor focused on their area of expertise from using the internet and research, to making a living as a freelance writer. Whether you're a writing novice or simply want to polish or broaden your skills, you're sure to find the help, encouragement and advise you need to be a successful writer in this useful guide.

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Author: Rose Arny

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ISBN: UOM:39015023732475

Category: American literature

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Writing Fiction

Directory of American Poets and Fiction Writers ; Literary Agents : A Writer ' s
Guide ; Author and Audience : A Readings and Workshops Guide ; and an
annual listing called Writers ' Conferences . Writers ' Guides Directory of ... The
Portable Publishing Classroom for Fiction and Creative Non - Fiction Writers .
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Author: Janet Burroway

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: UCSC:32106017682672

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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Earlier. Topics include free-writing to revision, plot, style, characterization, dialogue, atmosphere, imagery, and point of view. An anthology of diverse and contemporary short stories followed by suggestions for discussion and writing exercises, illustrates concepts while offering variety in pacing and exposure to this increasingly popular form. The book also discusses key issues including writing workshops, using autobiography as a basis for fiction, using action in stories, using.