Publishing confidential [electronic resource] : the insider's guide to what it really takes to land a nonfiction book deal / Paul B. Brown ; with illustrations by Britton Payne and snide editorial comments by Ellen Kadin.
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|Subject:||Authorship > Marketing.
- Physical Description: xii, 180 p. : ill.
- Publisher: New York : American Management Association, c2004.
|General Note:|| Includes index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| 1. An introduction of sorts -- 2. "What do you have; why should I care?" Ask your potential publisher -- 3. Making contact -- 4. Market test : the second best answer is no -- 5. Creating the proposal -- 6. Trying to hold on to control -- 7. You've finished the manuscript-- Now what? -- 8. Helping your publisher to help you -- 9. Going your own way-- nontraditional approaches to being published, or "Publisher? We don't need no stinkin' publisher."
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.