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Publishing confidential : the insider's guide to what it really takes to land a nonfiction book deal

Author: Paul B Brown
Publisher: New York : American Management Association, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a guide to presenting a book idea to a publisher and maximizing the chances of success, with advice on controlling the project, negotiating contracts, marketing, and self-publishing.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul B Brown
ISBN: 0814472265 9780814472262
OCLC Number: 53019416
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 180 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. An introduction of sorts --
2. "What do you have; why should I care?" Ask your potential publisher --
3. Making contact --
4. Market test : the second best answer is no --
5. Creating the proposal --
6. Trying to hold on to control --
7. You've finished the manuscript--
Now what? --
8. Helping your publisher to help you --
9. Going your own way--
nontraditional approaches to being published, or "Publisher? We don't need no stinkin' publisher."
Responsibility: Paul B. Brown ; with illustrations by Britton Payne and snide editorial comments by Ellen Kadin.
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There are many books that show you how to write a book, but far fewer that concentrate on strategies for getting your book published. 'Getting Published' goes well beyond the standard "get an agent  Read more...

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