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Writing for Publication
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 10,530. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / language arts
Based on the writing classes that helped launch famed author Amanda Hocking's e-book success, Tricia Johnson brings her classroom to you in a fun, easy-to-read way.
The Literary Agent's Guide to Writing a Non-Fiction Book Proposal
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,620. Language: American English. Published: June 19, 2016 and represented by Andy Ross Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
In order to get your non-fiction book published, you will need to write a book proposal. In this book, literary agent Andy Ross leads you through the steps to write a book proposal that will address the concerns of the book publisher and make a compelling case for publication.
How to Find Publishers and Agents and Get Published
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,300. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
This book is about how to successfully write, pitch a book, write a query letter, promote a book, and build a platform. It is divided into five parts: - Writing Your Book - Pitching Your Book - Sending Query Letters - Promoting Your Book - Problems with Publishers It is based on over 30 years of experience in writing, pitching, promoting, and publishing books.
The Synopsis Treasury
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,170. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by WordFire Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
A collection of actual story submissions to publishers by grandmasters, Hugo and Nebula award winners, international bestsellers and rising stars of science fiction and fantasy, including H.G. Wells, Jack Williamson, Andre Norton, Robert A. Heinlein, James Gunn, Frank Herbert, Ben Bova, Piers Anthony, Michael Bishop, Joe Haldeman, Terry Brooks, and more!
Rock Your Query
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
In step by step detail, with simple templates, this book shows you what you need to do to create a fiction proposal package of query letter and synopsis that will get you out of the slush pile... and gets your novel in the hands of agents and editors.
Ask the Agent: Night Thoughts on Writing and Book Publishing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,810. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013 and represented by Andy Ross Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Anthology of the best writings from literary agent, Andy Ross' blog: "Ask the Agent". Includes advice on getting published, finding an agent, writing book proposals and query letters. Also essays about writing, book publishing, and recollections of his 30 years as owner of the legendary Cody's Books in Berkeley, California. The writing is opinionated, irreverent, and often hysterically funny.
Let's Go Fishing: TIps on Hooking A Literary Agent (includes excerpt of "Sellout")
Price: Free! Words: 4,230. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Signing with a literary agent is extremely difficult, especially in this economic climate, but not impossible. With the tips outlined in this article, you will greatly increase your chances of hooking that "fish."
Top Secrets for Selling Your Book, Script, or Column
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,560. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Sales
How you write your initial query is the key to success. It gets your e-mail query or press release opened and read and shapes how your submission is considered. This book helps you write a powerful query letter. It includes tips on writing a good query, pitching your material to agents, publishers and film producers, sample letters that have led to high responses and big deals, and more.
How to Land (and Keep) a Literary Agent (excerpt)
Price: Free! Words: 75,410. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
The first book written from an active literary agent's perspective that teaches authors why agents reject or accept manuscripts; why they decide to represent certain authors and not represent others; the best way to approach agents; the best way to work with an agent on a daily basis; and that offers them dozens of specific resources to make the difference in getting published.
How to Write a Great Query Letter
Price: Free! Words: 15,080. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Many books have been written about the query letter. But few have been written by literary agents, who receive thousands of queries each year and who grapple with them on a daily basis. New York literary agent Noah Lukeman offers his insights on the query letter, sharing an insider's perspective, giving insights and practical tips about what works and what doesn’t.