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ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO GETTING YOUR BOOK

By: ARIELLE/ ST ECKSTUT

Price: $8.00

Publisher: WORKMAN PUBLISHING COMPANY:

Seller ID: IM241002


The best, most comprehensive book for writers is now completely revised and updated to address ongoing changes in publishing. Published in 2005 as "Putting Your Passion Into Print," this is the book that s been praised by both industry professionals ( Refreshingly honest, knowledgeable and detailed. . . . An invaluable resource Jamie Raab, publisher, Grand Central Publishing) and bestselling authors ( A must-have for every aspiring writer. Khaled Hosseini, author of "... View more info

ELEMENTS OF EDITING : MODERN GUIDE TO ED

By: ARTHUR PLOTNICK

Price: $7.00

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: IM1313


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YOUR OWN WORDS

By: BARBARA WALLRAFF

Price: $7.00

Publisher: COUNTERPOINT:

Seller ID: IM378193


As the author of the Word Court columns that appear in The Atlantic Monthly, Barbara Wallraff is one of America's most widely read and beloved writers on language. Now, in Your Own Words, Wallraff guides the reader through a variety of intriguing questions about English-and simultaneously explains how you, too, can be a language expert. On one level, Your Own Words is about dictionaries, stylebooks, usage manuals, visual dictionaries, thesauri, writing guides, and the In... View more info

WRITER'S HANDBOOK 2007

By: BARRY TURNER

Price: $8.00

Publisher: MACMILLAN (UK DIVISION):

Seller ID: IM339442


Completely revised and updated with newly commissioned articles, the twentieth edition of" The Writer's Handbook" is an indispensible companion for everyone in the writing profession. Containing over 6,000 entries covering every area of writing, with provocative articles and useful advice from leading representatives of the trade, this practical, straightforward guide, with two indexes to aid quick searches, provides full details on the core markets. In addition to t... View more info

REVISING YOUR DISSERTATION

By: BETH (ED) LUEY

Price: $7.00

Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRES:

Seller ID: IM176190


The aftermath of graduate school can be particularly trying for those under pressure to publish their dissertations. Written with good cheer and jammed with information, this lively guide offers hard-to-find practical advice on successfully turning a dissertation into a book or journal articles that will appeal to publishers and readers. It will help prospective authors master writing and revision skills, better understand the publishing process, and increase their chanc... View more info

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TAKE TEN FOR WRITERS

By: BONNIE NEUBAUER

Price: $9.00

Publisher: WRITERS DIGEST BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM378874


With "Take Ten for Writers," it's never been easier to get creative Each of the 100 exercises in this jam-packed inspirational resource comes with 10 different variables, so every exercise can be done 10 unique times with 10 very different results. That's 1,000 flash writing exercises to keep your pen moving This exciting follow-up to author Bonnie Neubauer's best-selling "Write-Brain Workbook" offers even more original prompts to help you: Get into the habit of w... View more info

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BREAKING INTO FICTION WRITING!

By: BRUCE GEHWEILER

Price: $7.50

Publisher: MARIETTA PUB:

Seller ID: IM413764


"Dune"--considered the greatest science fiction novel of all time--was turned down by every single NYC publisher until it was finally accepted by a small press. "The Hunt for the Red October"--the book that made Tom Clancy a mega star--was rejected by over 30 publishers. Trying to sell anything new, different personal or original has always been tough. And these days it's only tougher. The sad truth is, talent just isn't enough. You need to learn: An organized system of ... View more info

HANDBOOK OF NONSEXIST WRITING

By: CASEY MILLER

Price: $5.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Edition: 2ND

Seller ID: IM15577


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WRITING FOR MAGAZINES : A BEGINNER'S GUI

By: CHERYL SLOAN WRAY

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NTC PUBLISHING GROUP:

Seller ID: IM293194


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Starting & Running a Successful Newsletter or Mag

By: Cheryl Woodard

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NOLO:

Edition: 3

Seller ID: IM478181


Written by the co-founder of three of the most successful magazines of all time PC Magazine, PC World and Macworld, this practical, informative book discusses: -- raising start-up money-- attracting the best help-- choosing the right marketing strategies-- creating a solid subscription base-- building loyalty among readers and advertisers-- competing effectively-- publishing successfully on the Internet.The book also includes an expanded resou... View more info

HEAVY WORDS LIGHTLY THROWN

By: CHRIS ROBERTS

Price: $7.00

Publisher: PENGUIN:

Seller ID: IM386891


Was Little Jack Horner a squatter? ?Baa Baa Black Sheep? a bleat about taxation? What did Jack and Jill "really" do on that hill? Chris Roberts reveals the seamy and quirky stories behind our favorite nursery rhymes. Nursery rhymes are rarely as innocent as they seem?there is a wealth of concealed meaning in our familiar childhood verse. More than a century after Queen Victoria decided that children were better off without the full story, London librarian Chris Rober... View more info

WHAT'S THE USAGE

By: COLWELL / KNOX

Price: $5.00

Publisher: PRENTICE HALL/TELEPHONE SALES:

Seller ID: IM303487


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LIKE IT WAS : A COMPLETE GUIDE TO WRITIN

By: CYNTHIA STOKE BROWN

Price: $6.00

Publisher: TEACHERS & WRITERS COLLAB.*:

Seller ID: IM315449


This how-to guide was written by a teacher who won the American Book Award for her work in oral history. Like It Was gives clear, helpful advice on every step of the oral history process: using the tape recorder; conducting the interview; transcribing the interview; editing the manuscript; writing short pieces; writing full biographies; writing from multiple narratives; and presenting the results. It also includes an invaluable "How to Do Oral History in Classrooms" sect... View more info

SELF-PUBLISHING MANUAL : HOW TO WRITE P

By: DAN POYNTER

Price: $7.00

Publisher: PARA PUBLISHING:

Edition: 12

Seller ID: IM367758


Universally acknowledged as the bible for self-publishers, this guide incorporates the latest information on the process in a new edition. Twelve chapters answer common questions and provide practical guidance on writing, design, copyrighting, printing, promotion, publicity, sales, and distribution, with one chapter devoted to technology. An appendix lists useful resources. View more info

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WRITING NONFICTION : TURNING THOUGHTS IN

By: DAN POYNTER

Price: $7.50

Publisher: PARA PUBL:

Edition: 4

Seller ID: IM367760


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SELF-PUBLISHING MANUAL : HOW TO WRITE P

By: DAN POYNTER

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Z-AVAILABLE:

Edition: 14

Seller ID: IM473066


The Self-Publishing Manual explains the publishing process step-by-step, from idea through manuscript, printing, promotion, and sales. Dan Poynter, a leading authority on self-publishing, shows readers how to use innovative techniques to write books faster, produce books for less, and promote books more effectively. This revised edition covers all of the latest publishing technology such as downloadable books, print on demand, CD publishing, and electronic books. A 52-pa... View more info

GREAT SOURCE WRITE ON TRACK

By: DAVE KEMPER

Price: $8.00

Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN:

Seller ID: IM197521


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COMPLETE GUIDE TO BOOK MARKETING

By: DAVID COLE

Price: $9.00

Publisher: ALLWORTH PRESS:

Seller ID: IM376943


With an intense focus on strategy that won't be found in any other guide, this invaluable resource will be of immediate help to publishers, authors, and most anyone who wants to succeed in the publishing industry.Completely updated and expanded with an enhanced focus on selling outside traditional channels, The Complete Guide to Book Marketingfeatures systematic, results-oriented approaches to reaching the largest amount of readers for the least amount of money. Reade... View more info

SPELL IT OUT

By: DAVID CRYSTAL

Price: $8.50

Publisher: PICADOR (MPS):

Seller ID: IM330281


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XYZ'S OF BUSINESS WRITING

By: DAVID G. LYON

Price: $6.00

Publisher: BARRICADE BOOKS INC.:

Seller ID: IM318207


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