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Thinking like your editor : how to write great serious nonfiction-- and get it published

Author: Susan Rabiner; Alfred Fortunato
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Filled with insider and trade secrets, explains how to tailor academic writing to a general readership without losing ideas and offers tips on how to get a book published.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Rabiner; Alfred Fortunato
OCLC Number: 1040000218
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (284 pages)
Contents: Thinking like an editor : audience, audience, audience --
pt. 1: The submission package. How to write a proposal ; Wrapping up the submission package : the table of contents, the sample chapter, and supporting materials ; Placing your manuscript with a publisher : to agent or not to agent, and other questions about the publishing acquisition process --
pt. 2: The writing process. A question of fairness and other limits of argument in serious nonfiction ; Using narrative tension ; From introduction to epilogue : writing your book chapter by chapter, and what to do when you get into trouble --
pt. 3: From editing to marketing to publication. How to be published well --
Appendix: A sample proposal and writing sample.
Responsibility: Susan Rabiner and Alfred Fortunato.
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Filled with insider and trade secrets, explains how to tailor academic writing to a general readership without losing ideas and offers tips on how to get a book published.

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