How to Publish Your Novel

A Complete Guide to Making the Right Publisher Say Yes

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How to Publish Your Novel
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01/10/2005
Square One Publishers

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7.5 X 9.3 in
320 pg



REFERENCE / Writing Skills

9780757000492
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How to Publish Your Novel

By  Ken Atchity

Description

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 books, writers’ groups, websites, and more.

Reviews

How to Publish Your Novel - "Delivers a thoroughly comprehensive guide to publishing fiction in today's market." Library Journal


Author Biography

Ken Atchity received his PhD in comparative literature from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. Using his multifaceted talents as a writer-mentor-editor producer, the author founded AEI, a highly successful literary management firm specializing in author representation and movie production.

Table of contents

Contents

           A Note on Gender 

           Acknowledgments 

Part One: The Basics

1. An Introduction   

2. Where Does Your Novel Fit In?   

3. The Business of Publishing Novels   

Part Two: Getting a Novel Published

4. Finding the Right Representative   

5. Finding the Right Publisher   

6. Preparing the Package   

7. Using the Square One System   

8. The Deal   

9. When It Doesn’t Happen   

Part Three: Building a Writing Career

10. From Signing to Publication   

11. Perfecting Your Craft   

12. Promoting Your Novel   

Conclusion   

           Glossary  

            Resource List 

            Index