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Poets & Writers Complete Guide to Being A Writer

Poets & Writers Complete Guide to Being A Writer

Publisher : John Murray Press
SKU: 9781529338850
R 435,00
R 369,75
The definitive source of information, insight, and advice for creative writers.
August, 2020
For half a century, writers at every stage of their careers have turned to the literary nonprofit organization Poets & Writers for help with their professional development. In this book Poets & Writers provides the authoritative guide for writers that answers every imaginable question about craft and career. From kickstarting your creativity and developing your style to getting your work read and published, this is the bible for authors of all genres and forms. Written by Kevin Larimer and Mary Gannon, the two most recent editors of Poets & Writers Magazine, this book brings an unrivaled understanding of the areas in which writers seek guidance and support. Filled with insider information like sample query letters, pitch letters, lists of resources, and worksheets for calculating freelance rates, tracking submissions, and managing your taxes, the guide does more than demystify the writing life-it also provides an array of powerful tools for building a sustainable career as a writer. In addition to the wealth of insights into creativity, publishing, and promotion are first-person essays from bestselling authors, including George Saunders, Christina Baker Kline, and Ocean Vuong, as well as reading lists from award-winning writers such as Anthony Doerr, Cheryl Strayed, and Natalie Diaz. Here, at last, is the ultimate comprehensive resource that belongs on every writer's desk
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781529338850
Publisher John Murray Press
Contributor By (author) Kevin Larimer, By (author) Mary Gannon
Publication Date 2020-07-23
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 496
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 234 X 153 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 500
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For half a century, writers at every stage of their careers have turned to the literary nonprofit organization Poets & Writers for help with their professional development. In this book Poets & Writers provides the authoritative guide for writers that answers every imaginable question about craft and career. From kickstarting your creativity and developing your style to getting your work read and published, this is the bible for authors of all genres and forms. Written by Kevin Larimer and Mary Gannon, the two most recent editors of Poets & Writers Magazine, this book brings an unrivaled understanding of the areas in which writers seek guidance and support. Filled with insider information like sample query letters, pitch letters, lists of resources, and worksheets for calculating freelance rates, tracking submissions, and managing your taxes, the guide does more than demystify the writing life-it also provides an array of powerful tools for building a sustainable career as a writer. In addition to the wealth of insights into creativity, publishing, and promotion are first-person essays from bestselling authors, including George Saunders, Christina Baker Kline, and Ocean Vuong, as well as reading lists from award-winning writers such as Anthony Doerr, Cheryl Strayed, and Natalie Diaz. Here, at last, is the ultimate comprehensive resource that belongs on every writer's desk
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781529338850
Publisher John Murray Press
Contributor By (author) Kevin Larimer, By (author) Mary Gannon
Publication Date 2020-07-23
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 496
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 234 X 153 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 500
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