From Idea to Print: How to Write a Technical Book or Article and Get It Published [NOOK Book]

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Written by a prominent author of technical publications, this reference shows technical professionals how to take an idea and turn it into a published article or book. The comprehensive guide covers the entire spectrum—developing an outline, finding a publisher, pitching the idea, negotiating a contract, developing several drafts, submitting a manuscript, working with the different editors, and promoting the work once it’s in book or magazine form—taking authors from pre- to post-publication. With examples of the...

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From Idea to Print: How to Write a Technical Book or Article and Get It Published

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Overview

Written by a prominent author of technical publications, this reference shows technical professionals how to take an idea and turn it into a published article or book. The comprehensive guide covers the entire spectrum—developing an outline, finding a publisher, pitching the idea, negotiating a contract, developing several drafts, submitting a manuscript, working with the different editors, and promoting the work once it’s in book or magazine form—taking authors from pre- to post-publication. With examples of the author’s own published writing projects, this manual goes beyond the craft of writing and demonstrates how to get professional, technical knowledge into print.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781583476314
  • Publisher: Mc Press
  • Publication date: 10/25/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 350
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Roger E. Sanders has been writing technical articles and books for more than 14 years. He is the author of several books on DB2 9 and the owner of his own database design company. He has had articles published in Certification Magazine and IDUG Solutions Journal, has authored tutorials for IBM’s developerWorks website, presented at numerous computer conferences, and taught classes on DB2 fundamentals and database administrations. He also writes a regular column in IBM Database Magazine. He lives in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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