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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.

Brown, Paul B. (Author). ebrary, Inc. (Added Author).
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Subject: Authorship > Marketing.
Book proposals.

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  • Physical Description: xii, 180 p. : ill.
  • Publisher: New York : American Management Association, c2004.

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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.

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