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The Business of Science Fiction : Two Insiders Discuss Writing and Publishing.

Author: Mike Resnick; Barry N Malzberg
Publisher: Jefferson : McFarland & Co., Publishers, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Two prolific and award-winning science fiction writers, Mike Resnick and Barry N. Malzberg, have been publishing a "Dialogue" in every issue of the SFWA Bulletin, official publication of the Science Fiction Writers of America, for more than a decade. These collected columns explore every aspect of the literary genre, from writing to marketing to publishing, combining wit and insight with decades of experience.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Resnick; Barry N Malzberg
ISBN: 9780786456802 0786456809 128253419X 9781282534193
OCLC Number: 609861572
Description: 1 online resource (276 pages)
Contents: Cover; Table of Contents; Preface; Section 1: Writing and Selling; 1. The Specialty Press; 2. Foreign Sales; 3. Awards; 4. The Marketplace; 5. Anthologies; 6. Conventions; 7. Works for Hire; 8. Promotion; 9. e-Publishing Revisited; 10. CollaborationsTheory; 11. CollaborationsPractice; Section 2: The Business; 12. Agents; 13. Money; 14. Pseudonyms; 15. Print-on-Demand; 16. Professionalism; 17. Myths; 18. Really Dumb Ideas; 19. Abuses; 20. False Doctrines; Section 3: The Field; 21. Magazines; 22. The Clueless (Part 1); 23. The Clueless (Part 2); 24. Change; 25. Tailspinning; 26. Google; Index.

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Two prolific and award-winning science fiction writers, Mike Resnick and Barry N. Malzberg, have been publishing a "Dialogue" in every issue of the SFWA Bulletin, official publication of the Science Fiction Writers of America, for more than a decade. These collected columns explore every aspect of the literary genre, from writing to marketing to publishing, combining wit and insight with decades of experience.

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