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Some Writers Deserve to Starve!

31 Brutal Truths About the Publishing Industry


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Some Writers Deserve to Starve!
31 Brutal Lessons About the Publishing Industry
by Elaura Niles
Writer's Digest Books, 2005
ISBN 1-58297-254-7
$14.99 paperback, 240 pages

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About the Book

Your writing alone won’t get you published! There are a lot of books that will tell you that anyone can write a book, that all it takes is commitment to the craft, that in time, you’ll get the hefty publishing advance you deserve. Maybe you own some of these books. Maybe you think you know enough.

You don’t. Those books are wrong. Even the most talented writers chance failure if they don’t how the publishing industry works. That’s where this book comes in.

Author Elaura Niles will help you navigate the challenging process of getting your book published, from getting an agent to pitching your work. Armed with insider information, you’ll be on your way to publishing your novel (or even optioning a screenplay) in no time.

So make a lasting impression on agents, producers and editors—and better your odds for true success—by learning from the brutal truths that are found inside.

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