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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780838908518
  • Publisher: ALA Editions
  • Publication date: 5/1/2003
  • Pages: 152
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.35 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Why Write? 1
2 Getting Started: Room for One More 8
3 Journals: Tell Me Something New 13
4 Report, Inform, Explain, Illuminate 22
5 Copyright, Contracts, and Ethics 28
6 Working with Editors 35
7 Reviewing 42
8 Editorial Boards and Editing 48
9 Nontraditional Writing: Discussion Lists and Weblogs 55
10 Doing It Yourself: Zines and E-Newsletters 62
11 Finding Your Niche, Building Your Voice 69
12 Overwriting and the Second Draft 77
13 Books 82
14 Columns and Series 90
15 Breaks and Blocks 97
16 Believing Your Own Stuff 104
17 Speaking of Speaking 109
18 Hiding behind PowerPoint 116
19 Who Are You - and What's Next? 123
App.: Resources 129
Bibliography 135
Index 137
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