The portable writers' conference: your guide to getting and staying published

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Quill Driver Books,
Pub. Date:
[1997]
Language:
English
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More than 45 chapters -- called workshops in the book -- provide instruction on the writing craft and the business of getting published.Here's just a sample:

"Slice Yourself a Piece of Mud Pie!: Writing for the Children's Market" by children's literary agent Andrea Brown. "Surfing the Internet for Facts: Tips for Researching Your Nonfiction Book, Novel or Article Online" by Judith Broadhurst, publisher of Freelance Success and author of The Woman's Guide to Online Services (Houghton-Mifflin) "How to Write the Dynamite Love Scene: Sizzle Sells More Than Just Steaks, Learn How to Add Steam to Your Novel or Short Story" by novelist Suzanne Forster, recipient of the "Career Achievement Award in Sensuality" from Romantic Times Magazine. "So You Want to be a Columnist?: Learn What Periodical Publishers Look for and How to Supply It" by Frances Halpern, LA Times columnist and co-host of National Public Radio's "Beyond Words" literary talk-show. "Running a Home-Based Writing Business: Tips, Tools & Techniques" by Terri Lonier, author of Working Solo: The Real Guide to Freedom & Financial Success With Your Own Business (Portico Press) "Listen!: How to Use Dialogue to Light Up Your Characters Until They Attract Readers Like Moths to a Flame" by award-winning novelist Parke Godwin, author of many novels including Firelord, Beloved Exile, and Camelot. The contributors are all experts in their particular field in the publishing industry. They include: Sybil S. Steinberg, interviews editor, Publishers Weekly, Katheryn Falk, editor and publisher of Romantic Times Magazine, self-publishing guru Dan Poynter, Betsy Mitchell, editor-in-chief, Warner-Aspect Books, James Frey,author of How to Write a Damn Good Novel (St. Martins), attorney Jonathan Kirsch, author of Kirsch's Handbook of Publishing Law (Acrobat) and Sara Ann Freed, executive editor, Mysterious Press. Interest in writers' con

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