1,001 Tips for Writers: Words of Wisdom About Writing, Getting Published, and Living the Literary Life

1,001 Tips for Writers: Words of Wisdom About Writing, Getting Published, and Living the Literary Life

by William A. Gordon

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Overview

1,001 Tips for Writers: Words of Wisdom About Writing, Getting Published, and Living the Literary Life by William A. Gordon

This quotation book offers some of the best advice about writing and getting published today. The tips were culled from a wide variety of sources, including books, magazines, trade journals, speeches, as well as original gems from notable writers.
The book includes:

• Advice on how to get commercially published

• What you need to consider if you are thinking of self-publishing

• The habits that separate professional writers from the amateurs, and

• Why you might be better off working at McDonalds, and much, much more.

The book also includes some pretty decent jokes and facts of literary life that aspiring writers need to know.

In the introduction, editor William A. Gordon writes: "This book should give writers, especially aspiring writers, a better head start."

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780937813102
Publisher: North Ridge Books
Publication date: 06/01/2014
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Advice on Getting Traditionally Published
Book Publicity & Marketing
Book Publicity & Marketing: Blurbs
Creating Controversy
Creativity
Critics
Editors
Fame
Footnotes
Freelance Writers
Genius
Grammar
History
Humor
The Importance of Books
Inspiration
Journalism
Journalism: Investigative Reporting
Language
Literature
Novels
Originality
Overcoming Writer's Block
Perseverance
Plagiarism
Poetry
Posterity
Publishers and Publishing
Quotes & Misquotes
Readers & Reading
Rejection
Research & Scholarship
Revisions
Satire
Scholarly Publishing
Screenwriting
Self-Deception
Self-Publishing
Success and Failure
Talent
Television, Writing For
Wit
Writers & Money
Writers on Writing
Acknowledgments
About the Editor
Index

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