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How to Be Your Own Literary Agent: An Insider's Guide to Getting Your Book Published Revised and Exp Edition
Contributor(s): Curtis, Richard (Author)

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ISBN: 0618380418     ISBN-13: 9780618380411
Publisher: Mariner Books
OUR PRICE: $16.96  

Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: November 2003

Annotation: How to Be Your Own Literary Agent takes the mystery out of book publishing for any writer, published or not. Richard Curtis -- a top literary agent for more than thirty years -- provides a comprehensive practical overview of the publishing process, from submissions to contract negotiations to subsidiary rights to marketing, publicity, and beyond. He also gives away trade secrets and invaluable wisdom -- candid advice that can be found nowhere else. Now completely revised and expanded, How to Be Your Own Literary Agent is essential reading for all writers.
* Big publishers, small publishers, self-publishers, e-publishers: how to keep up in a rapidly changing business
* The new breed of busy literary editors: how to find them and know what they're looking for
* What the electronic revolution means to you, and how to take advantage of it
* How to know your "publishing" rights and negotiate effectively
* How to have a say in your book's design, jacket, and promotion
* How book chains and superstores have altered publishing -- and what that means for you
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BISAC Categories:
- Language Arts & Disciplines | Publishers & Publishing Industry
- Business & Economics | Careers - General
- Language Arts & Disciplines | Writing - General
Dewey: 070.52
LCCN: 2003057082
Physical Information: 0.77" H x 5.53" W x 8.29" (0.84 lbs) 296 pages
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Contributor Bio(s): Curtis, Richard: - The head of his own literary agency in New York, Richard Curtis is also the publisher of e-reads(R) and the author of more than fifty books.
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