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Booklife : strategies & survival tips for the 21st-century writer

Author: Jeff VanderMeer; Matt Staggs
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Tachyon, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Discussing a wide range of essential topics for self-promoting authors, this important guide explores questions such as: How can authors use social media and the internet? How does the new online paradigm affect authors, readers, and the book industry? How can authors find the time to both create and promote their work? and What should never be done?
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff VanderMeer; Matt Staggs
ISBN: 9781892391902 1892391902
OCLC Number: 316057601
Notes: "The core of some sections included in Booklife first appeared in radically altered form on the author's blog"--Title page verso.
Description: 329 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
I. Public Booklife. Building your booklife ; Communicating your booklife ; Maintaining your booklife --
Booklife Gut-check : Toward Peace Of Mind --
II. Private Booklife. Living your booklife ; Protecting your booklife.
Responsibility: Jeff VanderMeer ; with contributions from Matt Staggs [and others].

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Offering advice in an era when the burden of production and publicity frequently falls on authors, this work reflects on methods for being focused, productive, and savvy in the craft of writing. It  Read more...

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