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How to Publish Your Articles

For every writer who hopes to break into print, getting that first article published is essential. How do you get your story idea looked at, let alone accepted? Where do you start? Now, freelance article writer Shirley Kawa- Jump has written an exceptional book designed to answer all the novice writer’s common questions about getting articles into magazines, journals, newspapers, and ...

How to Publish Your Children's Book

How to Publish Your Children’s Book provides a working knowledge of the children’s book publishing process, explains the importance of understanding audiences and marketplaces, and offers a proven system for selecting and approaching the right publishing firms. The author also offers practical tips and advice from experienced editors and publishers, as well as insights from such popular ...

How to Publish Your Children’s Book, Second Edition

It is the place where wizards live, forests are enchanted, and things are often not what they seem. It is also the home of editors, agents, marketers, and art directors. It is the world of children’s book publishing. Until the first edition of this book was released, it was one of the most confusing places for hopeful writers to navigate as well. Now, in response to a rapidly changing industry, ...

How to Publish Your Newsletter

How to Publish Your Newsletter is designed to steer editors, entrepreneurs, and volunteers through every phase of the newsletter publishing process—from planning to distribution. It offers practical advice on creating budgets, hiring staff, developing effective layout skills, setting realistic schedules, finding readers, and much more. Whether publishing a print newsletter or an electronic ...

How To Publish Your Nonfiction Book, second edition

So, you have a great idea for a nonfiction book, but you don’t know a thing about getting it published. Where do you start? What should you send? Are some book publishers better than others? So many questions —but where do you find the answers? The fact is that most budding writers are in the dark when it comes to the publishing world—as are many published authors. How to Publish Your Nonfiction ...

How to Publish Your Novel

How to Publish Your Novel is like having a friend in the business. It provides the knowledge and strategies needed to get a work of fiction into print. You’ll learn how to locate a literary agent, develop an effective proposal package, and understand contracts. You’ll also discover how to perfect your craft and promote your latest work. An extensive resource section guides you to valuable source ...

How to Publish Your Poetry, Second Edition

A complete guide to breaking into the world of print poetry, How to Publish Your Poetry presents market resources for locating appropriate publishers, explains how to define your audience, and shows how to write a persuasive submissions package. It also reveals a proven system for submitting your package—a system designed to maximize results and help you realize your publication dreams. When ...

Now That's Funny!

There is a feeling of pure delight that comes from laughing out loud while watching a hilarious movie or a TV show. Yet as funny as these lines may be, they are the work of people you will never see. The magic behind any comedy hit begins when an idea is hatched in the mind of a comedy writer and is then put down on paper. And while few of us are privy to this fascinating process, for writers ...