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Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Tin Cat Media.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], ©2005.
Series: Aspiring writer's collection.; English collection.; Path to publication.; Ultimate media librarian collection.; Films on Demand.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
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This volume looks at writing from the perspective of agents, editors, and publishers. It begins with a Q & A segment that spells out how to secure an agent. Moderated by agent Betsy Amster, the panel-BJ Robbins, Julie Barer, and Elyse Cheney-fields questions including What do you like to see in a query letter? and What is a good way to find the right agent? A panel featuring editors Ann Close and Joy Johannesson and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
Internet videos
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
Tin Cat Media, 2006
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Tin Cat Media.
OCLC Number: 709671150
Notes: Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Jan. 29, 2006.
Title from distributor's description.
Description: 1 streaming video file (99 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Details: Mode of access: Internet.; System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Contents: Approaching and Securing an Agent (4:02) --
Agents Elyse Cheney and Julie Barer (5:38) --
Agents BJ Robbins and Betsy Amster (7:53) --
Process in an Agent's Office (3:47) --
Duties of an Agent (7:59) --
Types of Agents (6:18) --
Workload for Agents (2:46) --
Agents and Writers (4:13) --
Fees and Unsolicited Manuscripts (4:57) --
Agents in the Publishing Industry (2:41) --
Nonfiction Book Proposals (3:21) --
Duties of Editors and Publishers (3:05) --
Agents and Editors (4:34) --
Editors and Publishers: Selling a Book (3:49) --
Editors Helping Authors (2:40) --
Publicists and Author Photographers (4:46) --
Publishers' Reputations (1:17) --
Publicity and Budgets for Publishing (8:41) --
Publishing: The Business Side of the Industry (8:01) --
Short Story Collections (5:22) --
Self-Publishing (2:05).
Series Title: Aspiring writer's collection.; English collection.; Path to publication.; Ultimate media librarian collection.; Films on Demand.
Responsibility: Tin Cat Media.

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This volume looks at writing from the perspective of agents, editors, and publishers. It begins with a Q & A segment that spells out how to secure an agent. Moderated by agent Betsy Amster, the panel-BJ Robbins, Julie Barer, and Elyse Cheney-fields questions including What do you like to see in a query letter? and What is a good way to find the right agent? A panel featuring editors Ann Close and Joy Johannesson and publisher Michael Pietsch concludes the program. Questions in this segment range from the general-What makes a book sell?-to the very specific: How do you determine the advance amount an author receives?

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