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

Author: William P Germano
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2016.
Series: Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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For more than a decade, writers have turned to William Germano for his insider's take on navigating the world of scholarly publishing. A professor, author, and thirty-year veteran of the book industry, Germano knows what editors want and what writers need to know to get their work published. Today there are more ways to publish than ever, and more challenges to traditional publishing. This ever-evolving landscape  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William P Germano
ISBN: 9780226281377 022628137X 9780226281407 022628140X
OCLC Number: 923017607
Notes: "A version of chapter 5, "Your Proposal," appeared in the October 2000 issue of PMLA and appears here, with alterations, by permission of the Modern Language Association."
Description: xiii, 253 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
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 --
Afterword : promoting your work.
Series Title: Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing.
Responsibility: William Germano.

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There is, I assume, only one William Germano. A shame, because any aspiring author who reads this book will probably want him as their editor. However, illicit cloning aside, they will have to settle Read more...

 
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