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This editor stated: 'If I were to give every manuscript equal attention, they would each get a three minute glance' (p. 227). One worrying but important observation made by Powell is that editors do take considerable notice of authors' ...

Author: Jerry Wellington

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134427178

Category: Education

Page: 144

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This handy guide for new and practising lecturers and researchers takes a rare insider's look at the activities of writing and publishing. Turning the spotlight inwards, it examines how and why professionals communicate with each other through writing and publishing. Written with great verve and pace, the author succeeds in providing sensible advice bolstered by many illustrative examples, case studies and anecdotes. For the academic needing insight into the serious business of getting published, this book will provide answers to many of their frequent questions: * Why do they write and publish? * Who are they writing for? * What channels of communication are available for their writing? * Who 'controls' these channels? * How can they successfully submit articles and papers to journals and newspapers, contribute chapters to books, or approach publishers with book proposals? Developed from a series of seminars on the subject by the author, this book will be an enjoyable and informative guide to anyone with an interest in getting their work published.
2003-12-16 By Jerry Wellington

BOX 16.1 MY OWN REFLECTIVE BLOG ABOUT THE WRITING OF THIS BOOK I'm about to start writing a book about getting published - how on earth can I be quite so confident and assertive and articulate? For a start, I find the whole business of ...

Author: Gina Wisker

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9780230392113

Category: Education

Page: 360

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This comprehensive handbook will guide readers through the process of publishing their research. It helps readers to establish successful writing practices and habits which will enable them to write well, complete their work to a high standard and have their work published. Drawing on her experience as a writer, editor and supervisor, Gina Wisker covers the practicalities of writing and provides tried-and-tested techniques for managing time, overcoming writer's block and developing a confident academic voice. This book is ideal for postgraduates, academics, researchers and professionals wishing to write effectively and share their work with others through academic publication.
2017-09-16 By Gina Wisker

The acquisitions editors for these presses may also publish fairly affordable fiction. ... American Studies; Texas Tech shuns education and the social sciences (for more on likes and dislikes, see Paul Parsons, Getting Published, 33).

Author: Jeffrey Kahan

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9780786486977

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 206

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In academia, the mantra "publish or perish" is more than a cliche. In most humanities fields, securing tenure proves impossible without at least one book under your belt. Yet despite the obvious importance of academic publishing, the process remains an enigma to most young scholars. In this helpful guide, a seasoned author offers essential advice for novice academic writers seeking publication. He explains why not all publications are equal, why e-books are not as widely respected as printed books in the academic world, how to schedule publications prior to tenure, how to spot a publishable idea, how to approach the right publisher, and a host of other useful tips that greatly increase one's chances of publication. By outlining a step-by-step approach to publishing, this indispensable manual removes much of the mystery surrounding an essential component of an academic career.
2014-01-10 By Jeffrey Kahan

It's impossible to say for sure what percentage of novels that are written end up getting published, but it's fair to say that,all other things being equal, theoddsof you becoming a bestselling authoraren't good.

Author: George Green

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118910443

Category: Education

Page: 344

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Learn to: Craft a winning manuscript Troubleshoot and edit your work Prepare your manuscript for publication Find a good agent to represent you Negotiate the best possible deal Turn your aspiration into reality with this completelyupdated guide If you’ve always wanted to write that great novel, butnever knew where to start, look no further! With a published authoradvising you on how to write well and a literary agent providinginsight into getting a publishing deal, this updated guide givesyou the inside track on the art and science of breaking into thefiction-publishing industry. Taking you step by step from conceptto contract, this book provides the tools you need to tell yourstory with skill and approach agents and publishers withconfidence. Dive in — check out how to combine your natural talentwith the writing techniques used by successful authors Establish a firm foundation — construct your basic story,plot and structure Examine the key elements — create characters, developdialogue, explore relationships and insert conflict Fine-tune and finish up — discover tips on adding detail,creativity and flair while bringing your work to a close Get published — take the next step by weighing up yourpublishing options, working with agents and negotiating deals Find out more — check out additional advice, like themost common mistakes you need to avoid, and tips from publishedauthors Open the book and find: Tips for getting started Creative ways to develop plots, storylines, characters anddialogue The seven basic stories and how to put them to work Tricks for crafting a great ending to your novel How to prepare your manuscript for editing and publishing The lowdown on the business side of publishing
2014-04-08 By George Green

The Top Ten Things You Should Know about Getting Published 1. Writers today have more opportunities than ever before to get published in traditional and virtual media, and more opportunity means more demand for good writers. 2.

Author: Randy Landenheim-Gil

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781440530333

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 304

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You've always wanted to be an author. And now you're ready to get started. But getting that manuscript written and published is not so easy. In this guide, you'll find the expert advice of industry insiders--editors, agents, and successful authors. You'll learn tips and tricks about submissions, how to write a killer query, and even how to navigate the uncertain waters of self-publishing and e-books. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced writer, here is everything you need to take an idea to the printed page, including: Guidance on planning a writing career and building a platform Surefire ways to get a submission taken seriously Contract negotiation tips from the pros An in-depth exploration of self-publishing and e-books This essential guide also includes an exclusive link to a FREE get-published webinar, sponsored by the prestigious writing magazine Writer's Digest. This multimedia package is loaded with insider tips and professional techniques--all you need to turn writing from a hobby into a profession!
2011-12-15 By Randy Landenheim-Gil

If you are published by this imprint, your book may take off with some great publicity or word of mouth recommendations, but you aren't going to get a lot of marketing support from Macmillan initially. Smaller independent publishers ...

Author: George Green

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119992370

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 287

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Includes advice on perfecting dialogue, plot, and endings Turn your bright idea into a brilliant novel With a published author advising you on how to write a great novel, and a literary agent on how to get a publishing deal, this guide gives you the complete inside track on the art and science of breaking into the fiction publishing industry. It takes you step-by-step from concept to contract so you have all the tools you need to tell your story with skill, and approach agents and publishers with confidence. Structure your novel Develop believable characters Put the seven basic stories to work Troubleshoot and edit your work Get a good agent Negotiate a deal
2010-12-07 By George Green

all rights: rights situation in which a magazine that publishes one's work owns that work, even from the moment of acceptance. You, then, no longer have the right to submit that article to other magazines or publications unless you get ...

Author: Danielle Dunn

Publisher: PRUFROCK PRESS INC.

ISBN: 9781882664221

Category: Education

Page: 84

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Offers tips and advice for teen writers seeking to publish their work, including information on rights and copyright, online and print publishing companies that publish student work, and publishing pitfalls.
1997 By Danielle Dunn

Now, the manuscript is finished—all you have to do is get it published and you'll be rich! Right? Oh, sure! TRADITIONAL PUBLISHING WITH CONGLOMERATES This is getting published by a big well-known publishing house, where they take your ...

Author: Allan Young

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9781300350064

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Page: 144

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This is of paramount importance in publishing, as the greatest number of errors in a manuscript occur by the loss of a citation either in the text or the references ... Remember, one-third of these never get published (Liu, 1996).

Author: Richard J. Gladon

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118041666

Category: Science

Page: 368

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The goal of this book is to make it easier for scientists, especially those new to scientific writing, to write about their results and to get their manuscripts accepted in peer-reviewed journals. The book covers each step throughout the submission process, from organizing and outlining the manuscript, presenting statistical data and results, to what happens during the in-house manuscript review process and what to do if an article is initially rejected. In addition to providing practical exercises on these topics, the book focuses on helping writers distil their research into concise take-home messages for readers, in order to convey information as clearly as possible to the target audience.
2011-10-24 By Richard J. Gladon

She has a degree in English Language and Literature and has worked in publishing in the UK and overseas for over 30 years and is a regular speaker at literary festivals and at publishingrelated events on how to get published.

Author: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472950208

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 304

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The W&A Guide to Getting Published provides the would-be published author with expert knowledge on securing a book deal – from preparing a manuscript for submission, to finding an agent, from working with an Editor, to effective self-promotion. It considers all stages in the 'selling' of your idea and manuscript and gives up-to-date information on how the publishing industry functions and how authors can best navigate its mysteries and complexities. Each chapter provides practical, how-to advice on what to do, where to seek additional help, what costs might be involved, cautionary dos and don'ts, and useful case studies. This guide considers all publishing formats (print, digital and audio) and markets (fiction, non-fiction, children's and books for adults) to offer all-round support for the budding writer.
2019-11-28 By Bloomsbury Publishing