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2000 Writer's Market : 8,000 Editors Who Buy What You Write (Writers Market 2000)
by Kirsten Holm(Editor), Donya Dickerson (Editor)


Writers Digest Books
Paperback - 1112 pages
(August 1999)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
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Editors are so accustomed to receiving inappropriate queries that they "rejoice," according to a Writer's Market tip from the University of Arizona Press, "in receiving material that is clearly targeted to [them]." So, please, do not send your article about porcelain-doll collecting to Sport Fishing... Read more

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1001 Ways to Market Your Books : For Authors and Publishers : Includes over 100 Proven Marketing Tips Just for Authors. Now You Can Take a More active
by John Kremer


Open Horizons
Paperback - 640 pages
5th edition (April 1998)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
Kremer, editor of the Book Marketing Update, describes more than 1,000 ideas, tips and suggestions for marketing books--all illustrated with real-life examples showing how other authors and publishers have marketed their books. 1001 Ways to Market Your Books also includes a chapter on how authors... Read more

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1999 Novel & Short Story Writer's Market (Novel and Short Story Writer's Market)
by Barbara Kuroff(Editor)


Writers Digest Books
Paperback - 678 pages
(January 1999)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
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For writers of fiction intent on publishing, there is no better resource than the annual Novel & Short Story Writer's Market. Each update of the guide, which lists over 2,000 places to publish fiction (including magazines literary and otherwise, zines, and book publishers large and small), acts as a... Read more

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Producing a First-Class Newsletter : A Guide to Planning, Writing, Editing, Designing, Photography, Production, and Printing (Self Counsel Reference)
by Barbara A. Fanson


Self Counsel Press
Paperback - 192 pages
(May 1994)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
A reviewer, August 22, 1998 5 out of 5 stars
Excellent Source of Information for Beginners
With this book plus "Newsletter Design: A Step By Step Guide to Creative Publications" By Edward A. Hamilton, I learned everything I needed to know to redesign my company's monthly newsletter for customers. Read more

 


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Literary Agents: What They Do, How They Do It, and How to Find and Work with the Right One for You, Revised and Expanded
by Michael Larsen


John Wiley & Sons
Paperback - 207 pages
1 edition (July 30, 1996)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
The publisher, John Wiley & Sons
Using a snappy straightforward style the author, co-founder of San Francisco's oldest literary agency, answers all of the questions beginning writers have about what agents do and how to work with them. For each topic Larsen provides hands-on information regarding the practical concerns of... Read more

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Slab Rat : A Novel
by Ted Heller


Scribner
Hardcover - 336 pages
(February 2000)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
The New York Times Book Review, Alex Kuczynski
...while Heller is a capable and funny writer, he sometimes seems to know less than he thinks about the world he's trying to skewer. Read more

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How to Get Happily Published (5th Ed)
by Judith Appelbaum


HarperCollins (paper)
Paperback - 380 pages
5th edition (April 1998)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
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According to Judith Appelbaum, author of How to Get Happily Published, "it is largely within your power to determine whether your work will get published and whether the public will buy it once it's released." Anyone who has had a manuscript boomerang back from every publisher who sees it (or a book... Read more

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ABC for Book Collectors
by John Carter, Nicolas Barker (Editor)


Oak Knoll Books
Hardcover - 224 pages
7th edition (April 1995)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
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This seventh edition of John Carter's classic text contains in-depth descriptions of every aspect of antique and modern book collecting from A to Z. All terms are alphabetized for quick reference, including how to take care of pigskin, morocco, or Russian leather, how to tell japon vellum from India... Read more

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The Chief: The Life of William Randolph Hearst
by David Nasaw


Houghton Mifflin Co (Pap)
Hardcover - 687 pages
(June 16, 2000)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
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The epic scope of historian David Nasaw's biography matches the titanic personality and achievements of William Randolph Hearst (1862-1951), who built "the nation's first media conglomerate" from a single San Francisco newspaper. Based on previously unavailable sources, including Hearst's personal... Read more

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Literary Agents: A Writer's Introduction
by John F. Baker


IDG Books Worldwide
Paperback - 256 pages
(March 1999)
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4.5 out of 5 stars
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In these days of high-stakes publishing mergers and acquisitions, it is the literary agents, not the editors, who seem to be having all the fun. It used to be editors who discovered and nurtured new writers, edited their books, and helped map out their careers; now, as editors have less and less... Read more

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Publishing for Profit : Successful Bottom-Line Management for Book Publishers
by Thomas Woll


Fisher Books
Paperback - 304 pages
(August 1998)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Judith Appelbaum, Sensible Solutions
"Solid nuts-and-bolts advice for everyone who wants to run a publishing business. Forms and illustrations help make this manual crystal clear." Read more

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Getting Published (Complete Idiot's Guides)
by Sheree Bykofsky, Jennifer Basye Sander


MacMillan Distribution
Paperback - 300 pages
(July 1998)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
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Okay, so maybe you aren't a "complete idiot." But if the publishing industry's mysterious ways leave you feeling fairly ignorant, this easy-to-read volume (hey, it's written for idiots) can turn you into a competent insider in no time. If The Complete Idiot's Guide to Getting Published were reduced... Read more

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The Sell-Your-Novel Toolkit : Everything You Need to Know About Queries, Synopses, Marketing & Breaking in
by Elizabeth Lyon


Blue Heron Pub
Paperback - 352 pages
1 Ed edition (October 1997)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
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Marketing is not usually a novelist's specialty. But unless you are among a very lucky few, you are going to have to market your book like crazy in order to get it published or even looked at. In The Sell-Your-Novel Toolkit, Elizabeth Lyon shares the wealth of information she has garnered as a... Read more

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The Design of Books
by Adrian Wilson, Sumner Stone


Chronicle Books
Paperback - 160 pages
(March 1993)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
From Book News, Inc. , February 1, 1994
Wilson is one of a handful of book designers who brought the West Coast to the admiring notice of the world of typography. In 1983 he received a MacArthur Prize. This nice, practical, inexpensive reprint, with a new foreword by Sumner Stone, brings back into print a classic on layout, type, paper,... Read more

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1999 Writer's Market : 8,000 Editors Who Buy What You Write (Book and Cd)
by Mark Garvey(Editor)


Writers Digest Books
Paperback - 1088 pages
Bk&Cd Rom edition (September 1998)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
"Does everything but stamp your self-addressed envelopes".--"St. Paul PioneerPress". IBM-compatible CD-ROM. Read more

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A Time to Be Born
by Dawn Powell


Steerforth Pr
Paperback
(September 1996)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
Set against a marvelously atmospheric backdrop of the city in the months just before America's entry into World War II, Powell here offers a scathing and hilarious study of cynical New Yorkers stalking each other for selfish ends. At the center of the story are a wealthy, self-involved newspaper... Read more

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Dear Genius : The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom
by Ursula Nordstrom, Leonard S. Marcus (Editor)


Harpercollins
Hardcover - 448 pages
(March 1998)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars
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Ursula Nordstrom, editorial director of Harper's Department of Books for Boys and Girls from 1940 to 1973 and a formidable creative force in 20th-century children's book publishing, was responsible for polishing and shepherding countless dog-eared classics from Where the Wild Things Are to ... Read more

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Book Promotion for the Shameless: 101 Marketing Tips That Really Work (3.5 Diskette)
by Lorna Tedder


Spilled Candy Publications
Software - 96 pages
1 edition (January 1, 1999)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Book Description
This is the trade paperback version of the ebook (1892718014). --This text refers to the paperback edition of this title Read more

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The Book on the Bookshelf
by Henry Petroski


Knopf
Hardcover - 290 pages
1 Ed edition (September 1999)
  Avg. Customer Review:
3.5 out of 5 stars
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Consider the book. Though Goodnight Moon and Finnegans Wake differ considerably in content and intended audience, they do share some basic characteristics. They have pages, they're roughly the same shape, and whether in a bookstore, library, or private home, they are generally stored vertically on... Read more

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2000 Writer's Market: The Electronic Edition with CD-ROM
by Kirsten C. Holm(Editor), Donya Dickerson (Editor)


Writers Digest Books
Paperback - 1112 pages
Bk&Cd-rom(PC compatible only) edition (August 1999)
  Avg. Customer Review:
3.5 out of 5 stars
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There's a reason the annual Writer's Market is many a writer's most cherished, and dog-eared, possession. Where else--besides the prohibitively expensive Literary Market Place--can one find detailed listings for over 1,750 magazines, 1,150 book publishers, and 250 script buyers? Just for kicks,... Read more

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2000 Poet's Market : 1,800 Places to Publish Your Poetry (Poet's Market, 2000)
by Chantelle Bentley(Editor)


Writers Digest Books
Paperback - 608 pages
(August 1999)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
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Make money from your poetry! Or at least earn yourself a few copies of the publication in which it appears. Well, you're not in it for the money, anyway (are you?). We certainly hope not: many journals even charge poets a reading fee. That said, the 1998 Poet's Market is a great resource; most of... Read more

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1999 Writer's Market (Annual)
by Kirsten Holm(Editor), et al


Writers Digest Books
Paperback - 1112 pages
(September 1998)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
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Editors are so accustomed to receiving inappropriate queries that they "rejoice," according to a Writer's Market tip from the University of Arizona Press, "in receiving material that is clearly targeted to [them]." So, please, do not send your article about porcelain-doll collecting to Sport Fishing... Read more

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Writer's Guide to Book Editors, Publishers, and Literary Agents, 2000-2001 : Who They Are! What They Want! and How to Win Them Over! (Serial)
by Jeff Herman


Prima Pub (P)
Paperback - 984 pages
New Rev edition (September 8, 1999)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars
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So you've got this idea for a book, but you don't know where to begin to look for a publisher. With information on more than 400 publishers in the United States and Canada, the Writer's Guide to Book Editors, Publishers, and Literary Agents, 1999-2000 is the perfect place to start your search.... Read more

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Novel & Short Story Writer's Market, 2000 : 2.000 Places to Sell Your Fiction (Novel and Short Story Writer's Market, 2000)
by Barbara Kuroff(Editor), Tricia Waddell (Editor)


Writers Digest Books
Paperback - 678 pages
(January 2000)
  Avg. Customer Review:
3 out of 5 stars
Book Description
Publish your fiction! This guide will help you make it happen, providing completely updated information on book publishers, magazines, literary agents and script houses -all interested in work from writers like you. Inside you'll find publishing opportunities for virtually every genre, from Romance... Read more

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Gideon
by Russell Andrews


Ballantine Books (T)
Hardcover - 435 pages
(June 1999)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars
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Gideon is a high-concept political thriller by Russell Andrews (the pen name of a partnership between book editor Peter Gethers and mystery novelist David Handler).

When a promising New York writer named Carl Granville is paid a quarter of a million dollars to produce a novel called Gideon, he... Read more


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