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Getting Published: How to Learn and Master the Business of Writing
     

Getting Published: How to Learn and Master the Business of Writing

by David Magee
 
Teaching writers how to break into print by focusing on the business aspects of big-time publishing, this book combines a useful blend of personal anecdotes and experiences with New York agents and editors with how-to information on getting published and publishing. First-time writers learn the importance of who will buy their book and why, as well as what mistakes to

Overview

Teaching writers how to break into print by focusing on the business aspects of big-time publishing, this book combines a useful blend of personal anecdotes and experiences with New York agents and editors with how-to information on getting published and publishing. First-time writers learn the importance of who will buy their book and why, as well as what mistakes to avoid. Writers learn the specifics of proving a book's worth to publishers, building a strong marketing plan, and lining up advance sales.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780971897434
Publisher:
Jefferson Press, LLC
Publication date:
05/01/2006
Pages:
172
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

David Magee is the author of seven books, including Turnaround: How Carlos Ghosn Rescued Nissan, which has sold more than 100,000 copies worldwide and is translated in seven languages. Other books include The John Deere Way, Endurance: Winning Life's Majors the Phil Mickelson Way, and the upcoming The South is Round: Contemplations of a 21st Century Redneck. The founder and president of Jefferson Press and an award-winning newspaper columnist who currently writes for the Chattanooga Times Free Press, he was formerly a city council member, businessman and newspaper editor in Oxford, Mississippi. He lives today with his wife and three children on Lookout Mountain, Tennessee.

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