The Only Grant Writing Book You ll Ever Need

Author: Ellen Karsh
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465058922
Format: PDF
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"This book provides a comprehensive, step-by-step guide for grant writers, demystifying the process while offering indispensable advice from funders and grant recipients. This new, 4th edition offers a comprehensive look at the entire grants process as it stands in today's unsettled economy, plus the latest trends. "--

The Only Writing Series You ll Ever Need Get Published

Author: Meg Schneider
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 144051562X
Format: PDF, Docs
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Do you write for hours on end and wonder if anyone else will ever see your work? Do you send out countless samples, proposals, and pleas only to hear nothing back? Do you long to see your name in print and actually make money as a writer? With The Only Writing Series You'll Ever Need: Get Published, you can finally learn how to master the process and get that byline you've always wanted. Offering you insider's tips to the tricky publishing world, this expert author and agent team can help you make your writing dreams a reality. Meg Schneider and Barbara Doyen reveal how to: Approach the appropriate publishing house Make a successful pitch Get material to the decision-makers directly Self-promote and negotiate the best deal possible The ultimate writer's resource, The Only Writing Series You'll Ever Need: Get Published offers the cold hard facts about the business as well as valuable advice that will turn your career around-or give it the kick-start it needs! Meg Schneideris an award-winning writer with nearly two decades of experience in journalism and public relations. She has written 8 books, including two for writers: The Everything Guide to Writing a Book Proposal. Her journalism honors include awards from the Iowa Associated Press Managing Editors, Women in Communications, the Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association, Gannett, the New York State Associated Press, and the William Randolph Hearst Foundation. A native of Iowa, Schneider now lives in Upstate New York. Barbara Doyen is President of Doyen Literary Services, Inc. – an agency representing 100-plus authors. Her writing credits include many articles and eight published books, both fiction and nonfiction, and an audiocassette instructional series that was endorsed by James Michener. Her Write To $ell® seminars have assisted thousands of attendees in furthering their writing careers. Doyen has been involved in publishing since the mid-1970s, when her first novel was published. Her agency was incorporated in 1988. Doyen lives in Northwest Iowa.

The Only Grammar Book You ll Ever Need

Author: Susan Thurman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440519269
Format: PDF, ePub
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The Only Grammar Book You'll Ever Need is the ideal resource for everyone who wants to produce writing that is clear, concise, and grammatically excellent. Whether you're creating perfect professional documents, spectacular school papers, or effective personal letters, you'll find this handbook indispensable. From word choice to punctuation to organization, English teacher Susan Thurman guides you through getting your thoughts on paper with polish. Using dozens of examples, The Only Grammar Book You'll Ever Need provides guidelines for: Understanding the parts of speech and elements of a sentence Avoiding the most common grammar and punctuation mistakes Using correct punctuating in every sentence Writing clearly and directly Approaching writing projects, whether big or small Easy to follow and authoritative, The Only Grammar Book You'll Ever Need provides all the necessary tools to make you successful with every type of written expression.

The Everything Guide to Writing Children s Books

Author: Luke Wallin
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440505500
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Writing for kids is fun and rewarding--if you can break into the fiercely competitive world of children's book publishing. With this guide, you'll learn how to write and promote a children's book that will impress any publisher. Whether you have a basic idea or a manuscript ready to go, you'll find all you need to build a successful career as a children's book author. This clear and concise guide helps you: Formulate an original idea, create an outline, and write the book Learn the basics of children's storytelling, from point of view to story pacing Find helpful writing workshops and conferences Design a winning book proposal, get an agent, and negotiate a contract Create a marketing and publicity plan Use professional and social networking sites to promote your book Full of eye-opening insider information and invaluable writing advice, this book should be on every aspiring author's bookshelf!

The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published

Author: Arielle Eckstut
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 0761163980
Format: PDF
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Now updated for 2015! The best, most comprehensive guide for writers is now revised and updated, with new sections on ebooks, self-publishing, crowd-funding through Kickstarter, blogging, increasing visibility via online marketing, micropublishing, the power of social media and author websites, and more—making The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published more vital than ever for anyone who wants to mine that great idea and turn it into a successfully published book. Written by experts with twenty-five books between them as well as many years’ experience as a literary agent (Eckstut) and a book doctor (Sterry), this nuts-and-bolts guide demystifies every step of the publishing process: how to come up with a blockbuster title, create a selling proposal, find the right agent, understand a book contract, and develop marketing and publicity savvy. Includes interviews with hundreds of publishing insiders and authors, including Seth Godin, Neil Gaiman, Amy Bloom, Margaret Atwood, Leonard Lopate, plus agents, editors, and booksellers; sidebars featuring real-life publishing success stories; sample proposals, query letters, and an entirely updated resources and publishers directory.

The Truth about Publishing

Author: Stanley Unwin
Publisher: Lyons Press
ISBN: 9781558214231
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The classic statement on book publishing as a craft and a business, by a legendary British publisher.

So You Want to Be a Writer

Author: Vicki Hambleton
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1582703531
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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A comprehensive guide to becoming a published author outlines step-by-step guidelines for everything from generating ideas and improving technique to getting published and promoting one's work, in a reference complemented by tips from such famous writers as Michael Crichton and Amanda Hocking. Simultaneous.

The Only Grammar Style Workbook You ll Ever Need

Author: Susan Thurman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 144053330X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Everyone wants to produce writing that is clear, concise, and grammatically accurate, but getting to that point is not always easy. If you've ever had difficulty finding the right phrase to complete a simple sentence or have struggled to put a complicated thought into words, The Only Grammar and Style Workbook You'll Ever Need is for you. In this book, grammar savant Susan Thurman guides you through the complexities of spelling, usage, and style in the English language. Her comprehensive drills show you how to: Find the right words Identify the parts of speech Recognize elements of a good sentence Avoid common grammatical and punctuation mistakes Write clearly and directly With more than 150 exercises and in-depth lessons, this workbook will quickly become your go-to resource for all your writing needs.

Save the Cat

Author: Blake Snyder
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781615931712
Format: PDF
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This ultimate insider's guide reveals the secrets that none dare admit, told by a show biz veteran who's proven that you can sell your script if you can save the cat!

Write Now

Author: Joseph Sutton
Publisher: Joseph Sutton
ISBN: 0965597466
Format: PDF, ePub
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Write Now! is a BIG/little book about writing, writer's block, getting published and selling your book. It's about the urge to write, writing mentors, fighting against complacency, when to start to write and what to write.If you're a writer, have the slightest interest in writing or know someone who writes, Write Now! will lead you into the writer's life--to the life of rejection, questioning your writing abilities, wondering if you'll ever get published and what to do when no one comes to your book reading.This book is not only the story of the making of a writer, it's a book that will make you want to write.