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Title:
How to write and get it published
Author:
Akens, David S.
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Edition:
Second edition, revised, enlarged, updated.
Publication Information:
[Place of publication not identified] : Edorts Pub. Co., 2002.
Physical Description:
240 pages ; 23 cm
General Note:
Originally titled "How to write everything better and get it published.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780873979962
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

This practical guide to strengthening writing skills and getting noticed in the cut-throat publishing industry will benefit aspiring authors, struggling authors, or anyone with an unpublished manuscript. Among the topics covered are how to read intelligently and carefully; understanding setting and characterisation; how to write character biographies and characteristics lists; plotting, drafting, and writing; reasons why manuscripts are rejected; finding agents, publishers, and printers; and marketing and sales strategies. This complete set of start-to-finish tools puts the emphasis back on good writing as the surest means of getting published for profit.