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Mastering the Business of Writing.

Author: Richard Curtis
Publisher: Open Road Media 2014.
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One of the most comprehensive guides currently on the market, MASTERING THE BUSINESS OF WRITING is an insider's guide to the business of being a professional writer. All aspects of the publishing industry are explained, both for the aspiring author and the established writer wishing to jump start a professional career. This guide includes everything you need to know about publishers, agents, and the track to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Language Arts & Disciplines
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Curtis, Richard.
Mastering the Business of Writing : A Leading Literary Agent Reveals the Secrets of Success.
Newburyport : Open Road Media, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Curtis
ISBN: 9781497622111 1497622115
OCLC Number: 968006087
Description: 1 online resource

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One of the most comprehensive guides currently on the market, MASTERING THE BUSINESS OF WRITING is an insider's guide to the business of being a professional writer. All aspects of the publishing industry are explained, both for the aspiring author and the established writer wishing to jump start a professional career. This guide includes everything you need to know about publishers, agents, and the track to success, including: What agents do and how they develop relationships within the publishing industry that can be beneficial to your career; the best way to formulate a book proposal that sells; what publishers are really looking for in a book--and what they aren't; understanding technicalities of advances, contracts, multibook deals and subsidiary rights; the significance of sales conferences and bookstore chains; essential manners and protocols for establishing positive relations with your agent, editor and publisher, legal issues, copyright, and much, much more ...

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