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Title:
Writer's guide to book editors, publishers, and literary agents 2000-2001: Who they are! What they want! And how to win them over!
Author:
Herman, Jeff, 1958-
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Publication Information:
Rocklin, CA : Prima Publishing, 1999.
Physical Description:
xvii, 962 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780761519614
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Book

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Central Library PN162 .H44 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Non circulating
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Summary

With the best and most up-to-date listings of key book publishing insiders, Writer's Guide to Book Editors, Publishers, and Literary Agents gets you past the reject piles and into the hands of the right people. This one-of-a-kind reference gives you names, addresses, and phone numbers of hundreds of editors and agents and tells you how to win them over. Also, essays by savvy insiders give you everything you need to know to get published. More comprehensive than ever before, this year's Writer's Guide is your key to getting published. It gets you inside. It gets you noticed. Your talent will do the rest. About the Author Jeff Herman is the owner of the Jeff Herman Literary Agency, one of New York's leading agencies for writers. Among his clients are the bestselling authors of the CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL series. He frequently speaks to writer's groups and can be reached at www.jeffherman.com


Author Notes

Jeff Herman is the owner of the Jeff Herman Literary Agency, one of New York's leading agencies for writers. Among his clients are the bestselling authors of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series. He frequently speaks to writer's groups and can be reached at www.jeffherman.com.


Table of Contents

Jeff HermanWilliam HamiltonDeborah Levine HermanGreg IoannouJeff HermanJeff HermanJulie DeVillersDeborah Levine HermanJeff HermanJeff HermanJeff HermanJeff HermanJeff HermanJeff HermanJeff HermanJeff HermanJeff HermanGene BusnarJamie M. ForbesJeff HermanJeff HermanJeff HermanJeff Herman
Introductionp. xvii
Part 1 Writer's Directory of Book Publishers and Editorsp. 1
Section 1 United States Publishersp. 3
Section 2 University Pressesp. 353
The University As Publisher: From Academic Press to Commercial Presencep. 355
Section 3 Religious, Spiritual, and Inspirational Publishersp. 409
The Writer's Journey: Themes of the Spirit and Inspirationp. 411
Section 4 Canadian Publishersp. 483
Canadian Book Publishing and the Canadian Marketp. 485
Part 2 Insider's Directory of Literary Agentsp. 507
What Makes This Agent Directory Special?p. 509
Part 3 Insider Road Maps to Your Successp. 737
Over the Transom and into Print: Maximizing Your Chances in the Battle of the UNs (Unagented/Unsolicited Submissions)p. 739
Breaking into Book Publishingp. 747
Write the Perfect Query Letterp. 753
Query Tipsp. 757
The Knockout Nonfiction Book Proposalp. 759
Model Successful Nonfiction Book Proposalp. 765
Rejected ... Again: The Process and the Art of Perseverancep. 783
Whatever It Takes: A Relentless Approach to Selling Your Bookp. 787
The Literary Agency from A to Z: How Literary Agents Workp. 789
Points of Inquiry from the Writer's Side: Questions and Answers About Agents, Editors, and the Publishing Industryp. 795
Free Versus Fee: The Issue of Literary Agency Feesp. 805
When the Deal Is Done: How to Thrive After Signing a Publishing Contractp. 811
Mastering Ghostwriting and Collaborationp. 817
Fiction Dictionaryp. 823
Mirror, Mirror ...: Self-Publishing and Vanity Publishing--Advantages and Differencesp. 835
The Literary Agent Trade Associationp. 843
The Author-Agent Agreementp. 849
The Collaboration Agreementp. 853
Web Sites for Authorsp. 857
Glossaryp. 887
Suggested Resourcesp. 911
Indexp. 929

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