The Everything Guide to Getting Published: Expert advice for building a successful writing career

The Everything Guide to Getting Published: Expert advice for building a successful writing career

by Randy Landenheim-Gil
     
 

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You've always wanted to be an author. And now you're ready to get started. But getting that manuscript written and published is not so easy. In this guide, you'll find the expert advice of industry insiders—editors, agents, and successful authors. You'll learn tips and tricks about submissions, how to write a killer query, and even how to navigate the

Overview

You've always wanted to be an author. And now you're ready to get started. But getting that manuscript written and published is not so easy. In this guide, you'll find the expert advice of industry insiders—editors, agents, and successful authors. You'll learn tips and tricks about submissions, how to write a killer query, and even how to navigate the uncertain waters of self-publishing and e-books. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced writer, here is everything you need to take an idea to the printed page, including:

  • Guidance on planning a writing career and building a platform
  • Surefire ways to get a submission taken seriously
  • Contract negotiation tips from the pros
  • An in-depth exploration of self-publishing and e-books
This essential guide also includes an exclusive link to a FREE get-published webinar, sponsored by the prestigious writing magazine Writer's Digest. This multimedia package is loaded with insider tips and professional techniques—all you need to turn writing from a hobby into a profession!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440528446
Publisher:
Adams Media
Publication date:
01/15/2012
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
1,095,743
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

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Meet the Author

Ronald Lee (Pittsburgh, PA) is the owner of The Spice Island Tea House in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in 1992 with a BA in Creative Writing and obtained his MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Pittsburgh in 1994.

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