The Author's Handbook

The Author's Handbook


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Providing essential guidance for both aspiring and experienced authors, the second edition of The Author’s Handbook is a valuable resource for writers of all levels. Extensively updated and expanded to account for significant changes in the publishing industry, The Author’s Handbook outlines effective techniques to develop marketable book ideas, research those ideas, and write a manuscript—either fiction or nonfiction—for publication. The authors provide many tips on topics that include choosing a publisher, negotiating contracts, understanding legal matters, and promoting your work. With this guide, the reader will gain insight into virtually every aspect of publishing.

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ISBN-13: 9780299214845
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date: 02/15/2006
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Franklynn Peterson and Judi Kesselman-Turkel currently publish the newsletter CPA Computer Report. They have published more than twenty books including The Magazine Writer’s Handbook andthe Study Smartseries, also published by the University of Wisconsin Press. They are long-standing members of the Authors Guild and the American Society of Journalists and Authors, of which Peterson serves as treasurer. They live in Madison, Wisconsin.

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