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Getting it published : a guide for scholars and anyone else serious about serious books

Author: William P Germano
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Series: Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Germano, a veteran editor with experience in both the university press and commercial worlds, knows his audience. This second edition will teach readers how to think about, describe, and pitch their manuscripts before they submit them. They'll discover the finer points of publishing etiquette, including how to approach a busy editor and how to work with other publishing professionals on matters of design,  Read more...
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Germano, William P., 1950-
Getting it published.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008
(OCoLC)852764128
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William P Germano
ISBN: 9780226288529 9780226288536 0226288528 0226288536
OCLC Number: 227573371
Description: xi, 218 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: What do publishers do? --
Writing the manuscript --
Selecting a publisher --
Your proposal --
What editors look for --
Surviving the review process --
What a contract means --
Collections and anthologies --
Quotations, pictures, and other headaches --
How to deliver a manuscript --
And then what happens to it --
The via electronica --
This book--and the next.
Series Title: Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing.
Responsibility: William Germano.
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