Jeff Herman's Guide to Publishers, Editors and Literary Agents 2005

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Literary agent Jeff Herman provides the latest, updated edition of his guide to inform and empower fiction and nonfiction book writers interested in getting their work published. Coverage includes general discussion followed by individual listings of publishing conglomerates; independent U.S. presses; university presses; religious, spiritual, and inspirational presses; Canadian book publishers; and some 200 literary agents. The text also includes an extensive section of practical advice for authors, followed by ...
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Literary agent Jeff Herman provides the latest, updated edition of his guide to inform and empower fiction and nonfiction book writers interested in getting their work published. Coverage includes general discussion followed by individual listings of publishing conglomerates; independent U.S. presses; university presses; religious, spiritual, and inspirational presses; Canadian book publishers; and some 200 literary agents. The text also includes an extensive section of practical advice for authors, followed by electronic and print resources for authors—including writers' associations, funding sources, and workshops—and a glossary of publishing terms. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780871162106
  • Publisher: Writer, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/28/2004
  • Edition description: 2005
  • Edition number: 2005
  • Pages: 944
  • Product dimensions: 7.25 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Publishers, Editors, and Literary Agents
Section 1 Publishing Conglomerates 1
The Listings 5
Section 2 Independent U.S. Presses 103
The Listings 106
Section 3 University Presses 333
Introduction: The University as Publisher 335
The Listings 341
Section 4 Religious, Spiritual, and Inspirational Presses 391
Introduction: The Writer's Journey 393
The Listings 395
Section 5 Canadian Book Publishers 455
Introduction: Canadian Book Publishing and the Canadian Market 457
The Listings 458
Section 6 Literary Agents 483
Introduction: What Makes This Agent Directory Special? 485
The Listings 486
Advice for Authors
The Battle of the "UNs" 707
Write the Perfect Query Letter 714
The Knockout Nonfiction Book Proposal 720
Rejected Again ... The Process and the Art of Perseverence 744
The Literary Agency from A to Z: How Literary Agents Work 749
More Questions and Answers: About Agents, Editors, and the Publishing Industry 754
Scams and Book Doctors 765
Nine Signs of a Scam Book Doctor 770
Book Doctors: The Real Deal 773
Self-Publishing 784
When the Deal Is Done: How to Thrive After Signing a Publishing Contract 787
The Secrets of Ghostwriting and Collaboration Success 793
Fiction Dictionary 803
The Author-Agent Agreement 816
The Collaboration Agreement 820
Making It Happen 823
Time Management 825
The State of Book Publishing, Today and Tomorrow 828
The Path to Publication in the New Millenium 830
Resources for Writers
Websites for Authors 837
Books for Authors 869
Glossary 889
Index 913
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