Jeff Herman s Guide to Book Publishers Editors and Literary Agents 2017

Author: Jeff Herman
Publisher: New World Library
ISBN: 9781608684052
Release Date: 2016-09-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Still the Best Guide for Getting Published If you want to get published, read this book! Comprehensive index lists dozens of subjects and categories to help you find the perfect publisher or agent. Jeff Herman’s Guide unmasks nonsense, clears confusion, and unlocks secret doorways to success for new and veteran writers! This highly respected resource is used by publishing insiders everywhere and has been read by millions all over the world. Jeff Herman’s Guide is the writer’s best friend. It reveals the names, interests, and contact information of thousands of agents and editors. It presents invaluable information about more than 350 publishers and imprints (including Canadian and university presses), lists independent book editors who can help you make your work more publisher-friendly, and helps you spot scams. Jeff Herman’s Guide unseals the truth about how to outsmart the gatekeepers, break through the barriers, and decipher the hidden codes to getting your book published. Countless writers have achieved their highest aspirations by following Herman’s outside-the-box strategies. If you want to reach the top of your game and transform rejections into contracts, you need this book!

Guide to Literary Agents 2018

Author: Cris Freese
Publisher: Writer's Digest Books
ISBN: 9781440352805
Release Date: 2017-09-14
Genre: Reference

No matter what you’re writing - fiction or nonfiction, books for adults or children - securing a literary agent will help you get the best book deal possible from a traditional publisher. With listing information for more than 1,000 agents who represent writers and their books, Guide to Literary Agents 2018 will be your go-to resource. This updated edition of GLA includes: "New Agent Spotlights": Discover targeted profiles of literary agents who are actively building their client lists right now. Informative articles on crafting the perfect first page, attending conferences, establishing a healthy critique group, and more. A brand-new special genre section on science fiction and fantasy, plus online content for whatever genre you’re writing.

Guide to Literary Agents 2017

Author: Chuck Sambuchino
Publisher: "F+W Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781440347764
Release Date: 2016-09-14
Genre: Language arts & disciplines

Includes "one-year access to the literary agent content at"--Cover.

Book Proposals That Sell

Author: W. Terry Whalin
Publisher: W. Terry Whalin
ISBN: 1932124640
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Business & Economics

This book reveals insider information to help you avoid the pitfalls of rejection in writing a book.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Getting Published

Author: Sheree Bykofsky
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1592575188
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Provides tips for fiction and non-fiction authors on what to write and why, how to research the market, what to expect if you sign with an agent, and how to choose, submit, and work with a publisher.

Thinking Like Your Editor

Author: Susan Rabiner
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393038920
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

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.

How to Write a Book Proposal

Author: Michael Larsen
Publisher: Writer's Digest Books
ISBN: 9781582977034
Release Date: 2011-03-22
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Source for Book Proposals Success! How to Write a Book Proposal is THE resource for getting your work published. This newly revised edition of the Writer's Digest Books classic outlines how to create an effective, nonfiction book proposal in a clear, step-by-step manner. You'll learn the keys to a successful book proposal and how to: Test-market the potential of a book idea and effectively communicate that potential in a proposal Choose the best agents and editors for a particular proposal Create a professional-looking proposal package Predispose publishers to make their best offer Notes agent and author Michael Larsen also provides insider insights into the publishing industry as well as a plethora of newly updated information including: Recent changes in the publishing industry Updated trend information New sample proposals Expanded instructions for creating outlines You'll also find complete guidelines to becoming an effective self-promoter. How to Write a Book Proposal is a must-have for every writer!

The Story You Need to Tell

Author: Sandra Marinella, MA, MEd
Publisher: New World Library
ISBN: 9781608684830
Release Date: 2017-04-14
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

A practical and inspiring guide to transformational personal storytelling, The Story You Need to Tell is the product of Sandra Marinella’s pioneering work with veterans and cancer patients, her years of teaching writing, and her research into its profound healing properties. Riveting true stories illustrate Marinella’s methods for understanding, telling, and editing personal stories in ways that foster resilience and renewal. She also shares her own experience of using journaling and expressive writing to navigate challenges including breast cancer and postpartum depression. Each of the techniques, prompts, and exercises she presents helps us “to unravel the knot inside and to make sense of loss.”

The Best Punctuation Book Period

Author: June Casagrande
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 9781607744948
Release Date: 2014-04-15
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This all-in-one reference is a quick and easy way for book, magazine, online, academic, and business writers to look up sticky punctuation questions for all styles including AP (Associated Press), MLA (Modern Language Association), APA (American Psychological Association), and Chicago Manual of Style. Punctuate with Confidence—No Matter the Style Confused about punctuation? There’s a reason. Everywhere you turn, publications seem to follow different rules on everything from possessive apostrophes to hyphens to serial commas. Then there are all the gray areas of punctuation—situations the rule books gloss over or never mention at all. At last, help has arrived. This complete reference guide from grammar columnist June Casagrande covers the basic rules of punctuation plus the finer points not addressed anywhere else, offering clear answers to perplexing questions about semicolons, quotation marks, periods, apostrophes, and more. Better yet, this is the only guide that uses handy icons to show how punctuation rules differ for book, news, academic, and science styles—so you can boldly switch between essays, online newsletters, reports, fiction, and magazine and news articles. This handbook also features rulings from an expert “Punctuation Panel” so you can see how working pros approach sticky situations. And the second half of the book features an alphabetical master list of commonly punctuated terms worth its weight in gold, combining rulings from the major style guides and showing exactly where they differ. With The Best Punctuation Book, Period, you’ll be able to handle any punctuation predicament in a flash—and with aplomb. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Writers Handbook 2017

Author: J. Paul Dyson
Publisher: JP&A Dyson
Release Date: 2016-08-17
Genre: Reference

The 2017 edition of’s bestselling directory for writers provides details of over 1,300 literary agents, book publishers, and magazines, including revised and updated listings from the 2016 edition, and over 500 brand new entries. Industry insights are provided by top literary agent Andrew Lownie, of the Andrew Lownie Literary Agency Ltd: named by Publishers Marketplace as the top selling agent worldwide. Subject indexes for each area provide easy access to the markets you need, with specific lists for everything from romance publishers, to poetry magazines, to literary agents interested in thrillers. International markets become more accessible than ever, with listings that cover both the main publishing centres of New York and London, as well as markets in other English speaking countries. With more and more agents, publishers, and magazines accepting submissions by email, this international outlook is now more important than ever. There are no adverts, no advertorials, and no obscure listings padding out hundreds of pages. By including only what’s important to writers – contact details for literary agents, publishers, and magazines – this directory is able to provide more listings than its competitors, at a substantially lower price. The book also includes free access to the website, where you can find even more listings. You can also benefit from other features such as advanced searches, daily email updates, feedback from users about the markets featured, saved searches, competitions listings, searchable personal notes, and more. “I know firsthand how lonely and dispiriting trying to find an agent and publisher can be. So it's great to find a resource like that provides contacts, advice and encouragement to aspiring writers. I've been recommending it for years now!” ~ Robin Wade; literary agent at the Wade & Doherty Literary Agency Ltd, and long-term subscriber

The Write Way

Author: Amy Collins
ISBN: 1935355058
Release Date: 2015-11-09
Genre: Reference

Have You Written a Book? Are You Thinking About Writing a Book? Have You Heard it's Easy to Self-Publish? It is.... sort of... To properly create, publish and market a book that will sell takes time and expertise. Amy Collins has put in the time and has the expertise to show you how to avoid the expensive mistakes so many author and small-presses are making. Do you want to know the best way to get your eBook in libraries? Do you want to see your book in airport stores? Do you want to have someone help you get your book up on THE WRITE WAY walks you through the entire publishing process step-by step. No agonizing over questions and plowing through hundreds of websites to find the answers. They are all right here.

Writer s Guide to Book Editors Publishers and Literary Agents 2003 2004

Author: Jeff Herman
Publisher: Prima Lifestyles
ISBN: 076153735X
Release Date: 2002-06-15
Genre: Reference

A comprehensive directory for aspiring writers lists names, addresses, phone and fax numbers, e-mail addresses, and Web sites for hundreds of North American publishing figures and companies, along with helpful advice on the writing and publishing process. Original. 10,000 first printing.