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Write That Book Already!: The Tough Love You Need To Get Published Now

Write That Book Already!: The Tough Love You Need To Get Published Now

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by Sam Barry, Kathi Kamen Goldmark
     
 

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From the foreword by Maya Angelou:
"[T]he joy they promise in their prose makes me glad that I and other writers have been willing to make good writing our aim, and even great writing our dream."

"How do I get my book published?"

Good question. Lucky for you, publishing insiders Sam Barry and Kathi Kamen Goldmark have laid out the blueprint

Overview

From the foreword by Maya Angelou:
"[T]he joy they promise in their prose makes me glad that I and other writers have been willing to make good writing our aim, and even great writing our dream."

"How do I get my book published?"

Good question. Lucky for you, publishing insiders Sam Barry and Kathi Kamen Goldmark have laid out the blueprint for what you want - your book. From transforming an idea into a manuscript to finding an agent to working with an editor to marketing your book, BookPage's Author Enablers are here to assist you every step of the way. And they've brought some backup with original insight from literary superstars like Stephen King, Amy Tan, Rita Mae Brown, and more.

It's everything you would ever want - and need - to know about the industry from the inside out.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440507106
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
04/18/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
240
File size:
741 KB

Meet the Author

Sam Barry is a marketing and promotions manager at HarperOne as well as an author and musician. Barry offers advice to aspiring writers as one half of BookPage's Author Enablers team, and tours the country as a member of the Rock Bottom Remainders.

Kathi Kamen Goldmark has worked "on the inside" of publishing as a media escort and publicist for nearly every major publisher. She's also the other half of the Author Enablers column and the founding member of the Rock Bottom Remainders.

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Write That Book Already!: The Tough Love You Need to Get Published Now 3.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 14 reviews.
samcivy More than 1 year ago
Write That BOOK Already The Tough Love You Need to Get Published Now Sam Barry and Kathi Kamen Goldmark ©2010 Adams Media ISBN 978-1-60550-147-5 (p-book) ISBN 978-1-4495-0710-6 (e-book) Includes Appendix I :Beloved Books of Famous Author Appendix II The Life Cycle of a Book Appendix III Glossary of Publishing Terminology With wit and clarity, the authors discuss the realities of writing and publishing. They are honest about the difficulties, but also encourage writers to persevere. They know that to be a writer you must read, read, read, learn effective methods and practice, practice, practice. Known as the Author Enablers, Barry and Kamen explore an editors life, how books are chosen for publication and, marketing and publicity demands. They write about the pros and cons of self publishing and editing as well as other important basic issues. A particularly helpful book for beginning writers, more experienced authors can also learn new information from Write That BOOK Already.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
it seemed to drag out but it was okay
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(Sorry i hvent been on my nook died and i couldnt find my charger.) 1st: A plate of cold, sweet revenge. 2nd: Owls of greitel. 3rd: jaysoar was gonna write a story but he would of gotten someplace. Ok next contest at 'writing fever'
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GJJensen More than 1 year ago
In many ways, a lot of writing books offer the same advise. And while I don't think this stands out from that formula, it's a nice overview of the whole process and a reality-check-lite for the curious and beginner.
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Great advice
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Owls of gretiel by Dylan Killey the graet horned owl watched as the Vunnders and Garths foght. Garths were wining 1,000 owls to 500 owls. Finally after many fighting the mighty Garths won. Killey went down to congradlate. Thanks said Liter from the flame colony. So how will we destroy the Sanjares? Asked faller an owlet. Well will come from behind and- no time for strtgiy. Boomed Ratear. The king of the garths. Liter go back to the flame colony O.K. 7 days later... Narthy get to the flame colony get all the help we can get. Said Ratear BOOM!!!!!!!! HALEY sir Haleys dead no i am Sanjares no clang Killey had killed the evil Sanjares. The end.