The Resource An Insider's Guide to Publishing

An Insider's Guide to Publishing

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An Insider's Guide to Publishing
Title
An Insider's Guide to Publishing
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
""PERSEVERANCE IS MUCH MORE IMPORTANT THAN TALENT. BECAUSE SO MANY TALENTED PEOPLE FALL BY THE WAYSIDE""--James Michener The history of writing is full of authors striving to succeed in a hyper-competetive publishing world, contending with agents, editors, publishers, critics, and sometimes the greatest challenge of all - overnight success. For all of the extaordinary changes that have recently taken place, however, there are a few things that remain the same. Getting published still requires persistence, preparation, and smarts, as well as an understanding of how the bus
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Comfort, David
Dewey number
070.5023
Index
no index present
LC call number
Z278
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Publishers and publishing
  • Authors and publishers
  • Authorship
  • Authorship
  • Literary agents
  • Authors and publishers
  • Authorship
  • Authorship
  • Literary agents
  • Publishers and publishing
Label
An Insider's Guide to Publishing
Link
http://evpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=9A124115-607E-4DC5-B926-2EB7408AC448
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Publication
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Title Page; Contents; Introduction; Part I. Publish & Perish; Chapter 1. The Age of Innocence; Chapter 2. Slaughterhouse-Six; Chapter 3. Canaries in the Conglomerate Coal Mine; Chapter 4. Survivors; Chapter 5. Super PACs; Chapter 6. Shit My Editor Says; Chapter 7. The Publisher's Fiction List; Part II. Writer 911!; Chapter 8. The Most Dangerous Game; Chapter 9. Ms. Carriages & Hysterical Pregnancies; Chapter 10. Blocked; Chapter 11. Literary Doping; Part III. The Dues to Pay The Muse; Chapter 12. The Lions; Chapter 13. The Wonder; Chapter 14. The Red Badge of Courage
  • Part IV. Luck, Suck, & PluckChapter 15. Luck; Chapter 16. Suck; Chapter 17. Pluck; Chapter 18. LSP Trifecta; Part V. "The Built-In, Shock-Proof, Shit Detector"; Chapter 19. Talent; Chapter 20. "An Appeal to the Gullible"; Chapter 21. The Elements of Bile; Chapter 22. The Kentucky-Fried Bestseller; Part VI. Schmoozing The Muse; Chapter 23. The MFA Mafia; Chapter 24. Contests & Grants; Chapter 25. Kumbaya Conferences; Chapter 26. % Of Your Back End; Part VII. The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Writer; Chapter 27. The Cuckoo's Nest; Chapter 28. Megalomania; Chapter 29. Miserable & Manic
  • Chapter 30. MasochisticChapter 31. Mad; Part VIII. Bards Behaving Badly; Chapter 32. Writers Roughhousing; Chapter 33. Poe vs. English; Chapter 34. Lewis vs. Drieser; Chapter 35. Hemingway vs. Everybody; Chapter 36. Mailer vs. Capote vs. Vidal; Part IX. Agents; Chapter 37. Agent Gents; Chapter 38. Agents and Gentle Women; Chapter 39. The Author-Agent Mating Ritual; Chapter 40. How to Bag an Agent Without Gunplay; Chapter 41. On the Rocks; Part X. Ms. Impossible; Chapter 42. Anatomy of a 21st-Century Blockbuster; Chapter 43. Pushing the S.A.S. Envelope; Chapter 44. Ms. Impossible
  • Chapter 45. The Mad Scientist of "Ms. Impossible" PublishingPart XI. Taking it in The Shorts; Chapter 46. Backstory to the Big Breaks; Chapter 47. The Greatest Story Never Sold; Part XII. Vanity of Vanities?; Chapter 48. Demand for "Print on Demand"; Chapter 49. The E-Gold Rush; Chapter 50. Digital Cinderellas; Chapter 51. Luck, Suck, & Pluck 2.0; Chapter 52. E-Romance; Part XIII. ucce; Chapter 53. Dante's Honeymoon; Chapter 54. The Seventh Circle of Sales; Chapter 55. The God Almighty Dollar; Chapter 56. The Nobel Jar; Chapter 57. This Side of Publishing Paradise
  • Chapter 58. Chicken Soup for the S.O.L. About the Author; Acknowledgments; Copyright
Control code
ocn865333027
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (561 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781599637815
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computer
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rdamedia.
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  • c
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Stock number
9A124115-607E-4DC5-B926-2EB7408AC448
Label
An Insider's Guide to Publishing
Link
http://evpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=9A124115-607E-4DC5-B926-2EB7408AC448
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Title Page; Contents; Introduction; Part I. Publish & Perish; Chapter 1. The Age of Innocence; Chapter 2. Slaughterhouse-Six; Chapter 3. Canaries in the Conglomerate Coal Mine; Chapter 4. Survivors; Chapter 5. Super PACs; Chapter 6. Shit My Editor Says; Chapter 7. The Publisher's Fiction List; Part II. Writer 911!; Chapter 8. The Most Dangerous Game; Chapter 9. Ms. Carriages & Hysterical Pregnancies; Chapter 10. Blocked; Chapter 11. Literary Doping; Part III. The Dues to Pay The Muse; Chapter 12. The Lions; Chapter 13. The Wonder; Chapter 14. The Red Badge of Courage
  • Part IV. Luck, Suck, & PluckChapter 15. Luck; Chapter 16. Suck; Chapter 17. Pluck; Chapter 18. LSP Trifecta; Part V. "The Built-In, Shock-Proof, Shit Detector"; Chapter 19. Talent; Chapter 20. "An Appeal to the Gullible"; Chapter 21. The Elements of Bile; Chapter 22. The Kentucky-Fried Bestseller; Part VI. Schmoozing The Muse; Chapter 23. The MFA Mafia; Chapter 24. Contests & Grants; Chapter 25. Kumbaya Conferences; Chapter 26. % Of Your Back End; Part VII. The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Writer; Chapter 27. The Cuckoo's Nest; Chapter 28. Megalomania; Chapter 29. Miserable & Manic
  • Chapter 30. MasochisticChapter 31. Mad; Part VIII. Bards Behaving Badly; Chapter 32. Writers Roughhousing; Chapter 33. Poe vs. English; Chapter 34. Lewis vs. Drieser; Chapter 35. Hemingway vs. Everybody; Chapter 36. Mailer vs. Capote vs. Vidal; Part IX. Agents; Chapter 37. Agent Gents; Chapter 38. Agents and Gentle Women; Chapter 39. The Author-Agent Mating Ritual; Chapter 40. How to Bag an Agent Without Gunplay; Chapter 41. On the Rocks; Part X. Ms. Impossible; Chapter 42. Anatomy of a 21st-Century Blockbuster; Chapter 43. Pushing the S.A.S. Envelope; Chapter 44. Ms. Impossible
  • Chapter 45. The Mad Scientist of "Ms. Impossible" PublishingPart XI. Taking it in The Shorts; Chapter 46. Backstory to the Big Breaks; Chapter 47. The Greatest Story Never Sold; Part XII. Vanity of Vanities?; Chapter 48. Demand for "Print on Demand"; Chapter 49. The E-Gold Rush; Chapter 50. Digital Cinderellas; Chapter 51. Luck, Suck, & Pluck 2.0; Chapter 52. E-Romance; Part XIII. ucce; Chapter 53. Dante's Honeymoon; Chapter 54. The Seventh Circle of Sales; Chapter 55. The God Almighty Dollar; Chapter 56. The Nobel Jar; Chapter 57. This Side of Publishing Paradise
  • Chapter 58. Chicken Soup for the S.O.L. About the Author; Acknowledgments; Copyright
Control code
ocn865333027
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (561 pages)
File format
unknown
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online
Isbn
9781599637815
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
9A124115-607E-4DC5-B926-2EB7408AC448

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