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Overview

Jeff Herman Is Every Writer's Best Friend

More than 500,000 copies sold!

Writers, agents and editors agree that Herman's Guide is in a league of its own. It unravels and clarifies a complicated and intimidating process, and provides innovative strategies and road maps for maximum success. Knowledge will displace mistakes and power will displace fear. The names, personalities, and specialties of thousands of editors and agents, the so-called gatekeepers, are exposed, as are ways to get them to see what you write. Herman's insights are a joy to read. If you want to understand the publishing business, and how to get published for the best terms possible, then this book is created specifically for you.

Praise for Jeff Herman's Guide:

"I highly recommend Herman's Guide. It was the most helpful book I bought about how to get published." — Nicholas Sparks, New York Times bestselling author

"Nothing beats Jeff Herman's Guide." — Jack Canfield, coauthor, Chicken Soup for the Soul series

"Jeff Herman's Guide is everything you need to know for getting started." — Cheryl Richardson, New York Times bestselling author

"I echo the sentiments of others who state that Herman's Guide is like a Bible for writers." — Sharon Oliver, published author

"Jeff Herman has done a service to every writer who wants to make a living in this business. Every author should have a copy on their shelf." — Chip MacGregor, literary agent

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Editorial Reviews

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"...if you want to know everything you need to do to catch the eye of an editor or publisher, check out this book. Maybe you'll be the 1% that makes it through — which, for most writers, is an offer they can't refuse." - Book Pleasures

"...an extraordinary compilation of data about the many publishing houses that exist, what their preferences are, who their personnel are, and everything else you need to know. The same applies to the section on agents and to independent editors who can assist a writer. Herman has a track record of representing bestselling authors and this guide will prove a worthy investment." - Book Reviews By Alan Caruba

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402260612
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/1/2011
  • Edition number: 22
  • Pages: 1104
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 2.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Jeff Herman is one of the world's most successful literary agents, having represented such bestselling authors as Ken Fisher, Jack Canfield, and Mark Victor Hansen. He has personally brought hundreds of writers into publication and helped launch thousands of careers. A frequent guest speaker, he lives in Stockbridge, MA.

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