The Author's Toolkit

The Author's Toolkit

A Step-by-step Guide to Writing and Publishing your Book

Book - 2003
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A guide designed for aspiring authors who have always wanted to write a book but didn't know how to begin. There is coaching for every step of the writing and publishing process from a veteran author, editor, writing coach and book doctor on writing both fiction and non-fiction. Topics covered include: nurturing beginning ideas; making full use of resources for planning and research; organizing a plot; delineating characters; avoiding writer pitfalls; following proper writing and editing fundamentals; finding the hook to attract publisher interest; creating a manuscript with a professional presentation; registering copyright; seeking literary agents; understanding contracts; publishing electronically; promoting and marketing a finished book; and more. Written in a concise, easy-to-follow style, this guide also discusses resources for writers seeking professional advice, including publications, Web sites, writing organizations, and more.
Publisher: New York : Allworth Press, 2003
Edition: Rev. ed
ISBN: 9781581152609
Branch Call Number: 808.02 EMB
Characteristics: ix, 181 p. ; 22 cm


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