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Here's your ticket to the world of publishing -- a once-in-a-lifetime roundup of the editors and agents who can turn your manuscript into money. Through interviews and articles, they'll teach you how to navigate the publishing landscape like an insider. Synopsis Written primarily by literary agents and editors, 20 chapters provide information on the publishing industry for aspiring authors, in a question-and-answer format. Presented by Howry (an associate editor at McGraw-Hill), the contributions discuss preparing and submitting the manuscript, selling the manuscript, what to do after a book is sold to a publisher, and current trends in the publishing industry. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Put your writing career on the fast track! You need an
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500 literary agencies, 120 conferences and 30 freelance publicists. The
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learn more about fees, market research and electronic rights. With more
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Your first step to success! Get your stories published with the 2001 Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market, your one-stop resource for getting your work into the hands of young readers everywhere. You'll find the details you need to make successful contact with book and magazine publishers, plus play publishers, greeting card, puzzle and game companies, each one looking for work from artists and authors just like you. From editors to website addresses, you'll find it all right here. In addition, you'll find guidelines for writing query letters, getting an agent, attending conferences, workshops and more, along with special market listings for young writers and illustrators. Paula Danziger (Amber Brown series), National Book Award-winning novelist Kimberly Willis Holt, Caldecott Honor-winning author/illustrator Dav Pilkey and editors Richard Jackson (Richard Jackson Books), Deborah Brody (Viking), and Stephanie Owens Lurie (Dutton) share their advice as well, which makes the 2001 Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market the one choice that can change your life right now.