How to Publish Your Novel: A Complete Guide to Making the Right Publisher Say Yes

How to Publish Your Novel: A Complete Guide to Making the Right Publisher Say Yes

by Ken Atchity

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Overview

How to Publish Your Novel: A Complete Guide to Making the Right Publisher Say Yes by Ken Atchity

How to Publish Your Novelis like having a friend in the business. It provides the knowledge and strategies needed to get a work of fiction into print. You’ll learn how to locate a literary agent, develop an effective proposal package, and understand contracts. You’ll also discover how to perfect your craft and promote your latest work. An extensive resource section guides you to valuable source books, writers’groups, websites, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780757000492
Publisher: Square One Publishers
Publication date: 01/28/2005
Series: SquareOne Writers Guides Series
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 778,371
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

Ken Atchity received his PhD in comparative literature from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. Using his multifaceted talents as a writer-mentor-editor producer, the author founded AEI, a highly successful literary management firm specializing in author representation and movie production.

Table of Contents

Contents

A Note on Gender

Acknowledgments

Part One: The Basics

1. An Introduction

2. Where Does Your Novel Fit In?

3. The Business of Publishing Novels

Part Two: Getting a Novel Published

4. Finding the Right Representative

5. Finding the Right Publisher

6. Preparing the Package

7. Using the Square One System

8. The Deal

9. When It Doesn’t Happen

Part Three: Building a Writing Career

10. From Signing to Publication

11. Perfecting Your Craft

12. Promoting Your Novel

Conclusion

Glossary

Resource List

Index

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