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The author's handbook, Franklynn Peterson and Judi Kesselman-Turkel

Label
The author's handbook
Title
The author's handbook
Statement of responsibility
Franklynn Peterson and Judi Kesselman-Turkel
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Providing essential guidance for both aspiring and experienced authors, the second edition of The Author's Handbook is a valuable resource to writers of all levels. Extensively updated and expanded to account for significant changes in the publishing industry, The Author's Handbook outlines effective techniques to develop marketable book ideas, research those ideas, and write a manuscript - either fiction or nonfiction - for publication. The authors provide many tips on topics that include choosing a publisher, negotiating contracts, understanding legal matters, and promoting your work. With this guide, the reader will gain insight into virtually every aspect of publishing."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
808/.02
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PN147
LC item number
.P465 2005
Literary form
non fiction
The author's handbook, Franklynn Peterson and Judi Kesselman-Turkel
Label
The author's handbook, Franklynn Peterson and Judi Kesselman-Turkel
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Previous ed.: New York: Dodd, Mead, 1987
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 4.
  • How to approach a publisher with your book
  • 5.
  • How to package a dynamite book proposal
  • 6.
  • Book contracts : how to read and negotiate them
  • 7.
  • Is self-publication for you?
  • Pt. II.
  • How to write your book
  • Pt. I.
  • 8.
  • How to organize and do research
  • 9.
  • How to collect first-hand information
  • 10.
  • Three ways to write exciting nonfiction
  • 11.
  • Five ways to write a first novel
  • 12.
  • How to edit and prepare your final manuscript
  • How to sell you book
  • 13.
  • How and when to prepare illustrations
  • Pt. III.
  • The business of writing
  • 14.
  • What to expect from your editor (and when)
  • 15.
  • How to help with book sales
  • 16.
  • The writer and the law
  • 1.
  • 17.
  • Coping with the writer's life
  • A publishing primer
  • 2.
  • Can your idea become a book?
  • 3.
  • When, why, and how to look for an agent
Control code
9226609
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Dimensions
23 cm.
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Edition
Second edition
Extent
220 pages
Isbn
9780299214845
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005005465
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) SL201124
  • (DLC) 2005005465
  • (BNAtoc) 2005005465

Library Locations

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