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Publish Your Nonfiction Book: Strategies for Learning the Industry, Selling Your Book, and Building a Successful Career
     

Publish Your Nonfiction Book: Strategies for Learning the Industry, Selling Your Book, and Building a Successful Career

by Sharlene Martin, Anthony Flacco
 

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Publishing Your Nonfiction Book

In Publish Your Nonfiction Book, successful literary agent Sharlene Martin and noted novelist and nonfiction author Anthony Flacco draw on their years of experience to provide you with an in-depth understanding of what the publishing industry is really like and how to successfully navigate it in order

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Publishing Your Nonfiction Book

In Publish Your Nonfiction Book, successful literary agent Sharlene Martin and noted novelist and nonfiction author Anthony Flacco draw on their years of experience to provide you with an in-depth understanding of what the publishing industry is really like and how to successfully navigate it in order to ensure a long-term career.

You'll learn:

  • Techniques for writing a strong query letter that hooks agents and editors right from the start
  • Strategies for putting together a stellar proposal package that successfully pitches you and your book
  • Methods for creating a respectable author platform - before you start pitching your book
  • Tips for getting an agent and building a lasting working relationship
  • And much, much more!

Plus, the authors examine actual query letters and proposals that worked, so you can see firsthand exactly what catches an agent's attention and why.

Publish Your Nonfiction Book is the one-on-one agent consultation you need - but seldom get - to learn the ropes and seal the deal.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582975788
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
11/25/2009
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

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Meet the Author

Sharlene Martin is the founder of Martin Literary Management in Seattle. Sharlene is a frequent speaker at writers' conferences throughout the country, and she has published articles in Writer's Digest magazine, Guide to Literary Agents, and Publishers Weekly.

This is Anthony Flacco's sixth book as a writer of fiction and nonfiction. He has also written articles on a variety of subjects for such diverse places as Reader's Digest, Stars and Stripes, and numerous literary websites and blogs. Additionally, he is an experienced public speaker who frequently gives seminars on writing. He serves as an editorial consultant for Martin Literary Management.

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