Who They Are! What They Want! and How to Win Them Over!
Author: Jeff Herman
Pubpsher: Prima Lifestyles
Category: Authors and publishers
"A real find for the aspiring writer."--"The Associated Press "In-depth information."--"The Writer Who are they? What do they want? How do you win them over? Find the answers to these questions and more in the 1998-1999 edition of the "Writer's Guide to Book Editors, Publishers, and Literary Agents by Jeff Herman. Filled with "the information authors and aspiring authors need in order to avoid having a manuscript end up in the "slush pile," this comprehensive listing is organized in an easy-to-use format. It includes in-depth information about publishing houses and literary agents in the United States and Canada. The specifics include the names and addresses of editors and agents, what they're looking for, comission rates, and other key information. In addition, readers will discover the most common mistakes people make while attempting to solicit an agent (and how to avoid them) as well as numerous suggestions designed to increase the chances of getting representation. "Writer's Guide to Book Editors, Publishers, and Literary Agents also includes dozens of valuable essays giving readers insight and guidance into such topics as: - How to Write the Perfect Query Letter - The Knockout Nonfiction Book Proposal - How to Thrive After Signing a Publishing Contract - Mastering Ghostwriting and Collaboration - Free Versus Fee: The Issue of Literary Agency Fees About the Author "Jeff Herman is the founder of The Jeff Herman Literary Agency, a leading New York agency. He has sold hundreds of titles and represents dozens of top authors. Herman frequently speaks to writer's groups and at conferences on the topic of getting published.
Release on 2003 | by Charles de Ledesma,Mark Lewis,Pauline Savage,Rough Guides (Firm)
Author: Charles de Ledesma,Mark Lewis,Pauline Savage,Rough Guides (Firm)
Pubpsher: Rough Guides
With a booming economy, Malaysia is a country in rapid growth mode. This guide covers all the developments from its futuristic flagship city, Kuala Lumpur, to its most luxurious resorts and remotest villages. This second edition updates everything from bars, clubs, and karaoke to its contemporary coverage of the recent Singapore elections. color maps and photos.
Make the Whole English-speaking Publishing World Yours
Author: Jeff Herman
Pubpsher: Prima Lifestyles
Over the years, Prima's classic WRITER'S GUIDE series has helped thousands of writers just like you get their books published. Now for the first time, superagent Jeff Herman shows you how to publish your book throughout the English-speaking world. The "Writer's International Guide to Book Editors, Publishers, and Literary Agents opens up a borderless world of lucrative book markets in countries such as the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Africa, and more. With up-to-date listings of key book publishing insiders, this invaluable reference guide will get you past the slush pile and into the hands of the right people--on virtually every continent. Inside, you'll find detailed, country-by-country information on publishing houses and their editors, marketing suggestions, and insightful essays from top literary professionals. You'll also have right at your fingertips: - Complete profiles of international book publishers - Listings of international literary agents--including their track records - Insider tips on what sells overseas - Invaluable instructions on how to write query letters and proposals that will get you noticed - International trade show and literary organization information - Sample foreign rights agreements - And much more! "An indispensable international resource to and for the publishing industry."--Julie Castiglia, Castiglia Literary Agency "Finally, a book to make the world of publishing accessible to the international writer."--Peter Rubie, Perkins Associates Literary Agency About the Author /Jeff Herman is the owner of the Jeff Herman Literary Agency, one of New York's leading agencies for writers.Among his clients are the bestselling authors of the CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL series. He frequently speaks to writer's groups and writer's conferences on the topic of getting published.
For more than 25 years, The Christian Writer’s Market Guide has been the most comprehensive and highly recommended resource available for Christian writers, agents, editors, publishers, publicists, and writing teachers. Wherever an author is at on the spectrum of writing—from beginner to seasoned professional—this book will help them find what they are looking for. This is the must-have tool for getting noticed and published and the ultimate reference tool for the aspiring Christian writer. Detailed listings for more than 180 book publishers, subsidy publishers, and self-publishers Detailed listings for more than 170 periodicals by category with rates of pay Detailed listings for literary agencies, writing contests, conferences, workshops, editorial services, and writers’ groups Extensive information on electronic and print-on-demand publishing 100 bonus pages filled with a wealth of how-to information, ideas, and tips