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How to Publish a Book, Get Published

You’ve finished your novel, short story, or work of non-fiction – now you need to find someone who will publish it. Or perhaps you want to publish it yourself. Whatever your goals may be, you’ll find the information you need to get published right here. It’s to your advantage to get started today because getting published may be easier than you think. The first step is to tap into the vast writing resources available at Writer’s Digest, then collaborate with our advanced but easy to use information to help you find a literary agent. Get started today.

Small-Press Markets

No agent? No problem. These publishers want to read your work. Check out www.writersdigest.com for more detailed listings including tips straight from the publishers” mouths. Special thanks to Lauren Mosko, editor of 2007 Novel & Short Story Writer”s Market, for help with compiling this list. Read more

Welcome to my World:

What does a young writer have to do to break into this business, anyway? Follow our new columnist as he finds out. Read more

Questions & Quandaries

Questions & Quandaries Read more

3 Crucial Questions for a Winning Proposal

So what? Who cares? Who are you? Find out how to address these questions in your nonfiction book proposal. Read more

4 Tips on How to Start Your Self-Promotion

You’ll be disappointed if you expect your publisher to throw a lot of marketing dollars behind your book. We share some practical tips on how you can help get out the word. Read more

How to Get Your E-Book Published

An interview with authors William Thomas Quick and Richard Curtis Read more

Successful Query Letters

While there is no formula for the perfect query letter, all successful queries share certain qualities. Take a look at these tips from the Writing the Nonfiction Book Proposal Workshop from WritersOnlineWorkshops.com Read more

The Art of Anniversaries

Keep your eyes open for upcoming anniversaries, and you just may land a plum assignment. Read more

The Evolution of Self-Publishing

As technology improves, so do your publishing options. Here’s a guide to what’s new, what’s available and why it’s easier than ever to publish yourself. Read more

What to Do with an Idea Once You Have One

Greg Daugherty, former editor-in-chief of New Choices, offers magazine writers the following bit of advice on how to better market their writing. Read more

One Work, Multiple Editions

Your work should be available not only in printed book form, but also in electronic, audio, workshop and consulting forms. Read more

What Editors Won’t Tell You (But We Will)

There are some things you‘ll never read about in a publisher‘s writers‘ guidelines. You have to either hang around the editor‘s office and eavesdrop or find a friend who‘s able to extract … Read more

Advice on Writing Query Letters

Just what should a nonfiction query letter contain? The editors at Writer’s Digest answer that precise question. Read more

Arthur Golden on Revision

Arthur Golden on Revision Read more

Write Knock-Dead Query Letters

Query letters can make or break a writer. Here are tips on how to write the perfect query and land the ideal freelance job. Read more

Setting Your Sites

The time is nigh: If you don’t have a presence on the Web, you’re going to get left behind. Here’s why your website can be the key to your writing career, and how to do a site right. Read more

Self-Publishing: What to Do, When to Do It

When do you need an ISBN? When should you think about promotions? The godfather of self-publishing has the answers. Read more

ON THE AIR

Promote your work by voicing your way to the top of the radio airwaves. Read more

5 TIPS: How to Survive the Problem Editor!

A bad editor can make freelancing a nightmare. Find out how to build a workable relationship with even the most difficult editor. Read more

Follow-up Queries

Give your freelance career a boost with a time-honored tactic for scoring a second writing job as soon as you’ve finished the first. Read more

Sling Your Web

It takes more than good writing to get readers to notice. Here are tricks and tips to use today’s technology to promote your work. Read more

Display or Misplay?

Discover the real deal about display sites that seem too good to be true. Read more

Marketing

Pitch Books With Grace Read more

Greeting Card Markets

Greeting Card Markets Read more

Selling to the Sisters

You don’t have to be female or have drawers full of published clips to break into major women’s markets. Read more

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