Beginning Writer's Answer Book

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If you're new to writing, then you have some questions. How do you get started? How you do you break in without experience? How do you know if you're any good?

Completely revised and updated, the Beginning Writer's Answer Book is an indispensable resource that gives you the basic tools you need to write and publish. You'll discover must-have information about book and magazine publishing, freelancing, ...

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Overview

You've Got Questions? We've Got Answers

If you're new to writing, then you have some questions. How do you get started? How you do you break in without experience? How do you know if you're any good?

Completely revised and updated, the Beginning Writer's Answer Book is an indispensable resource that gives you the basic tools you need to write and publish. You'll discover must-have information about book and magazine publishing, freelancing, literary agents, copyrights, and much more. Divided into 29 specific subject areas, with cross-references throughout, you'll find informative answers to such questions as:

  • How do I submit my work to editors?
  • How do I find an agent?
  • What information should my query letter include?
  • When and how should I follow up with an editor if I don't receive a response?
  • Can I submit my work to more than one publisher at a time?
Beginning Writer's Answer Book is an excellent primer for anyone who wants a better understanding of the publishing world. Make it the first book you buy for your writing reference shelf.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781582973654
  • Publisher: F+W Media, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/29/2006
  • Edition description: Anniversar
  • Edition number: 30
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Do I have what it takes? 4
Ch. 2 Do I need further education? 19
Ch. 3 What do they mean when they say ...? 33
Ch. 4 How do I get published? 42
Ch. 5 How do I format and submit my work? 60
Ch. 6 How do I find an agent? 71
Ch. 7 Why am I getting rejected? 84
Ch. 8 How do book publishers work? 92
Ch. 9 How can I write a successful novel? 107
Ch. 10 How do I sell my nonfiction book? 125
Ch. 11 How do I write and sell articles? 136
Ch. 12 How do I start a freelance career? 163
Ch. 13 How do I conduct effective research? 182
Ch. 14 How do I conduct a strong interview? 191
Ch. 15 How do I revise? 208
Ch. 16 What are my rights? 216
Ch. 17 What are the rights of others? 224
Ch. 18 Can I use other people's names and stories? 237
Ch. 19 Should I use a pen name? 244
Ch. 20 When and how do I provide art? 248
Ch. 21 Should I collaborate on a project? 256
Ch. 22 What business know-how do I need? 262
Ch. 23 How do I write and sell short fiction? 270
Ch. 24 How do I publish my poetry? 283
Ch. 25 How do I break in to children's writing? 299
Ch. 26 How do I market my scripts? 309
Ch. 27 How do I sell my songs? 316
Ch. 28 How do I write for newspapers? 323
Ch. 29 Should I self-publish my book? 331
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