The Resource An insider's guide to publishing, David Comfort

An insider's guide to publishing, David Comfort

Label
An insider's guide to publishing
Title
An insider's guide to publishing
Statement of responsibility
David Comfort
Title variation
Publishing
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The history of writing is full of authors striving to succeed in a hyper-competitive publishing world, contending with agents, editors, publishers, critics, and sometimes the greatest challenge of all - overnight success. For all of the extraordinary 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 business works, where it's been, and where it's going. An Insider's Guide to Publishing pulls back the industry curtain for millions of published and aspiring authors, revealing Hemingway's famous feuds, Poe's raving madness, Capote's vengeful wit, and much more. With clever insights and dark humor to spare, David Comfort, a thirty-year veteran of the publishing trenches, explores the achievements and failures of literary masters and editorial workaholics to show readers how they, too, can: Use their creativity and composure to overcome publishing pitfalls. Work with agents, editors, publishers, and critics like a pro. Deal with rejection - and success - while avoiding the madhouse. Navigate the pros and cons of both traditional and self-publishing. An Insider's Guide to Publishing shares the wicked wit and wisdom of some of the craziest and most ambitious authors and editors of all time - proving that even the talented need luck, pluck, persistence, and the inside scoop on this rapidly changing industry in order to succeed!
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TOH
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Comfort, David
Dewey number
070.5/2
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Publishers and publishing
  • Authors and publishers
  • Authorship
  • Authorship
  • Literary agents
Label
An insider's guide to publishing, David Comfort
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes selected index
  • "Historical perspectives on the publishing business, insights from agents & editors, tips for breaking in, new publishing alternatives."
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
297 p.
Isbn
9781599637754
System control number
  • (OCoLC)862037516
  • 647212
  • (OCoLC)ocn862037516
  • 647212
Label
An insider's guide to publishing, David Comfort
Publication
Note
  • Includes selected index
  • "Historical perspectives on the publishing business, insights from agents & editors, tips for breaking in, new publishing alternatives."
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
297 p.
Isbn
9781599637754
System control number
  • (OCoLC)862037516
  • 647212
  • (OCoLC)ocn862037516
  • 647212

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