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How to get your book published : inside secrets of a successful author
Bly, Robert W.
Personal Author:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
[White Plains, NY] : Roblin Press, [2000]

Physical Description:
231 pages ; 23 cm
General Note:
Previous ed.: Getting your book published.

Includes index.
Format :


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PN147 .B589 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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Here is a practical "how-to" roadmap by a hugely successful author written for the unpublished massed.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Chapter 1 So You Want To Write A Bookp. 5
Chapter 2 Eight Key Steps To Becoming A Published Book Author: An Overviewp. 19
Chapter 3 Coming Up With A Good Idea For Your Bookp. 27
Chapter 4 Evaluating Your Book Ideap. 39
Chapter 5 Creating The Content Outlinep. 57
Chapter 6 Writing A Powerful Book Proposalp. 71
Chapter 7 Getting A Literary Agent To Represent Youp. 89
Chapter 8 Selling Your Book To A Publishing Housep. 99
Chapter 9 Negotiating And Signing The Book Contractp. 107
Chapter 10 Writing And Delivering The Manuscriptp. 119
Chapter 11 Following Upp. 133
Chapter 12 The Self-Publishing Optionp. 145
Chapter 13 Book Publishing on The Internetp. 154
Appendix A Directory of Selected Book Publishersp. 163
Appendix B Directory of Selected Literary Agentsp. 173
Appendix C Standard Permission Formp. 182
Appendix D Sample Book Proposalp. 184
Appendix E Sample Book Contractp. 197
Appendix F Sample Press Releasep. 211
Appendix G Sample Author's Questionnairep. 214
Appendix H Selected Publications For Writersp. 218
Appendix I Selected Organizations for Writersp. 219
Appendix J A Glossary of Book Publishing Termsp. 221
Appendix K Book Doctors, Editors, GhostWriters, and Others Who Can Help Put Your Manuscript Into Shapep. 225
About the Authorp. 227
Indexp. 228