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Title:
Publish this book : the unbelievable, ¹ true ²story of how I wrote, sold, and published this very book³ : ¹unforgettable, heartwrenching inexplicably profane, ² for the most part, ³that you are about to read
Author:
Markley, Stephen.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
469 pages ; 22 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The gist -- Where to begin -- Chicago-based freelance writer -- The parts of this book that belong in the toilet -- Nick Hornby must be in this book -- Forget this book -- Autobiographical digression #1: leaving behind the skin from your knees -- How to get rejected -- And in the meantime life goes on -- Chicago cold -- And the good news? -- The call -- Autobiographical digression #2: confessions of a campus firebrand -- Whose opinion counts -- Please don't fact-check this chapter -- Expansive, self-critical, honest, jumpy, surprising, self-confident, cynical, smart, and very, very funny -- Wrong-headed, condescending toward the reader, self-involved, and unintentionally revealing -- Never start a story with dialogue -- The chapter I called 'Wildheart' -- The footnotes -- So you know what happens with this book -- Autobiographical digression #3: why we write -- This book, published.
ISBN:
9781402229350
Format :
Book