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Author Larimer, Kevin, author.

Title The poets & writers complete guide to being a writer : everything you need to know about craft, inspiration, agents, editors, publishing and the business of building a sustainable writing career / Kevin Larimer and Mary Gannon.

Publication Info. New York ; London ; Toronto ; Sydney ; New Delhi : Avid Reader Press, 2020.
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 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Non-Fiction  New Shelf  808.02 LAR    Available
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Edition First Avid Reader Press hardcover edition.
Description xiv, 480 pages ; 25 cm
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Note "The definitive source of information, insight, and advice for creative writers, from the nation's largest and most trusted organization for writers, Poets & Writers."--Page [2] of cover.
Includes source notes (pages 451-462) index.
Contents I. The freedom and the power -- Getting started -- Inspiration -- Writing prompts -- One hundred notes on craft -- Finding community -- A writer's education -- II. Writing and time -- Writing and money --Writing and happiness -- Writing and respect -- Writing and the law -- III. Literary magazines -- Writing contests -- Self-publishing -- Literary agents -- The book deal -- Independent publishers -- Working with your editor -- Publication checklist -- Publicity and promotion -- IV. Surviving success and failure -- Careers -- The end of the book -- The end is just the beginning.
Summary "For half a century, writers at every stage of their careers have turned to the literary nonprofit organization Poets & Writers and its award-winning magazine for resources to foster their professional development, from writing prompts and tips on technique to informative interviews with published authors, literary agents, and editors. But never before has Poets & Writers marshaled its fifty years' worth of knowledge to create an authoritative guide for writers that answers every imaginable question about craft and career--until now."--Page [2] of cover.
For half a century the literary nonprofit organization Poets & Writers has fostered the professional development of writers at every stage of their career. Larimer and Gannon, editors of Poets & Writers Magazine, provide insider information on pitch letters, tracking submissions, marketing in a digital world, and many more tools for building a sustainable career as a writer. The result is the ultimate comprehensive resource that belongs on every writer's desk. -- adapted from jacket
Subject Writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Authorship -- Marketing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Publishers and publishing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Added Author Gannon, Mary, author.
Poets & Writers, Inc.
Added Title Complete guide to being a writer : everything you need to know about craft, inspiration, agents, editors, publishing, and the business of building a sustainable writing career
ISBN 9781982123079 (hardcover)
1982123079 (hardcover)

 
    
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