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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.

Larimer, Kevin, (author.). Gannon, Mary, (author.). Poets & Writers, Inc. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Bethlehem Area Public Library System.
  • 3 of 3 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System. (Show)

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Bethlehem Main Library 808.02 (Text) 33062009318438 New Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781982123079
  • ISBN: 1982123079
  • Physical Description: xiv, 480 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First Avid Reader Press hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York ; Avid Reader Press, 2020.

Content descriptions

General 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.
Formatted Contents Note:
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, etc.:
"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.
Subject: Writing > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Authorship > Marketing > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Publishers and publishing > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre: Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.

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