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Be your own literary agent : the ultimate insider's guide to getting published

Author: Martin P Levin
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Ten Speed Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this groundbreaking book, a prominent publishing insider (an executive at several big New York houses, and now respected literary lawyer) offers the insights and hard-to-get information that every aspiring author yearns for--from pitching the book to finding the ideal editor, from getting the most out of a contract to getting the book produced correctly.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Levin, Martin P.
Be your own literary agent.
Berkeley, Calif. : Ten Speed Press, ©1995
(OCoLC)988917808
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin P Levin
ISBN: 0898157722 9780898157727 0898157668 9780898157666 0898158788 9780898158786
OCLC Number: 32900689
Notes: "A Kirsty Melville book"--Title page verso.
Description: x, 214 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Selling the first book --
Making your book the best it can be --
The eight-step program for selling your book --
Finding the best publisher for your book --
What goes on behind closed doors --
The book proposal --
Models: query letters, cover letter, summary, table of contents, sample chapter, and bio --
The editor and the first-time author negotiate --
Creating contract literacy --
The contract reality check --
Reprise.
Responsibility: Martin P. Levin.

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In this groundbreaking book, a prominent publishing insider (an executive at several big New York houses, and now respected literary lawyer) offers the insights and hard-to-get information that every aspiring author yearns for--from pitching the book to finding the ideal editor, from getting the most out of a contract to getting the book produced correctly.

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