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Beginning Writer's Answer Book

1,000 Answer to the Most Commonly Asked Writing Questions


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Beginning Writer's Answer Book

Edited by Jane Friedman
Writer's Digest Books, 2006
ISBN 978-1-58297-365-4
$15.99 paperback, 336 pages

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About the Book
If you’re new to writing, then you undoubtedly have some questions: How do I get started? How do I break in without experience? How do I know if I’m any good?

Completely revised and updated by Writer’s Digest editors, the Beginning Writer’s Answer Book is an indispensable resource that give you the basic tools you need to write and publish. You’ll discover must-have information about book and magazine publishing, freelancing, literary agents, copyrights, and much more. Divided into 29 specific subject areas, with cross-references throughout, you’ll find informative answers to such questions as:

  • How do I submit my work to editors?
  • How do I find an agent?
  • What information should my query letter include?
  • When and how should I follow up with an editor if I don’t receive a response?
  • Can I submit my work to more than one publisher?

Beginning Writer’s Answer Book is an excellent primer for anyone who wants a better understanding of the publishing world. Make it the first book you buy for your writing references shelf.

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