How to Publish Your Novel

A Complete Guide to Making the Right Publisher Say Yes

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How to Publish Your Novel
Square One Publishers


7.5 X 9.3 in
320 pg

REFERENCE / Writing Skills

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How to Publish Your Novel

By  Ken Atchity


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.


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


           A Note on Gender 


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   



            Resource List 


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