Navigating the Rough Waters of Today's Publishing World: Critical Advice for Writers from Industry Insiders

Navigating the Rough Waters of Today's Publishing World: Critical Advice for Writers from Industry Insiders

by Marcia Meier

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Overview

A complete review of the modern publishing process, this resource is an ideal companion for aspiring authors who want to understand and break into this ever-changing industry. Featuring advice from a robust roster of literary agents, editors, authors, and insiders-including Random House Editor at Large David Ebershoff, literary agent and former Book of the Month Club Editor in Chief Victoria Skurnick, and New York Times-best selling author Bob Mayer-this guidebook demystifies the entire publishing process and offers some hints on where the publishing industry is headed. Thorough discussions on the difference between fiction and nonfiction publishing, working with an agent, maximizing marketing and promotional opportunities, and getting published in magazines, newspapers, and online make this an essential reference for anyone wanting to plot a course for publishing success.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781884995583
Publisher: Linden Publishing
Publication date: 06/01/2010
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 129
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Marcia Meier is an award-winning journalist and writer and the owner and director of the Santa Barbara Writers Conference. She is the author of Santa Barbara: Paradise on the Pacific and a former editor of the Santa Barbara News-Press. Her work has appeared in the Arizona Republic, Central Coast Magazine, Huffington Post, Los Angeles Times, Seattle Times, and Santa Barbara Magazine. She lives in Santa Barbara, California.

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