The Only Grammar Book You ll Ever Need

Author: Susan Thurman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440519269
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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 Only Grant Writing Book You ll Ever Need

Author: Ellen Karsh
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465058922
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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 Everything Guide to Writing Children s Books

Author: Luke Wallin
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440505500
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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, ePub
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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 Only Guide You ll Ever Need to Write the Ultimate PhD Proposal

Author: Thomas Saunders
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781976881190
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Many prospective doctoral candidates spend far too long drafting their proposal. Applicants get stuck at the research proposal writing stage and sometimes never get around to submitting an application, dashing lifelong dreams of completing a PhD.This is a short and practical book designed to take you from that blinking cursor on a blank page to the development of a great PhD research proposal so that you can submit that application and get on with the real work: enrolling in a doctoral programme and completing your doctoral thesis.This book, in contrast to many other lengthy volumes on the subject, will help you to think practically and strategically about the research proposal element of your application to become a doctoral candidate. It is so easy to get lost in the literature - reading about how to do something rather than actually starting to do it. Through this book you will finally draft a research proposal that ticks all of the boxes expected by a PhD Admissions Committee in a University. Get ready to apply the principles in the only guide you'll ever need to write...THE ULTIMATE PHD PROPOSAL!

The Only Writing Book You ll Ever Need

Author: Pamela Rice Hahn
Publisher: Adams Media
ISBN: 9781593372743
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Whether you're writing simple thank-you notes or creating elaborate business proposals, you need to be able to write well. The ability to craft clear, effective prose is critical to success in all facets of life today. From mastering the basic building blocks of good writing to combating writer's block, The Only Writing Book You'll Ever Need teaches you the solid communication skills required in every situation - at home and at work. Using dozens of detailed examples and samples, author Pamela Rice Hahn walks you through a variety of writing styles, including: Letters and e-mails Basic and academic essays Business writing Technical and scientific writing Web writing Journalism Creative nonfiction and more With easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions that take you from first draft to final proofread, The Only Writing Book You'll Ever Need will have you producing polished, intelligent, and engaging prose in no time.

Write That Book Already

Author: Sam Barry
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440507104
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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From the foreword by Maya Angelou: "[T]he joy they promise in their prose makes me glad that I and other writers have been willing to make good writing our aim, and even great writing our dream." "How do I get my book published?" Good question. Lucky for you, publishing insiders Sam Barry and Kathi Kamen Goldmark have laid out the blueprint for what you want - your book. From transforming an idea into a manuscript to finding an agent to working with an editor to marketing your book, BookPage's Author Enablers are here to assist you every step of the way. And they've brought some backup with original insight from literary superstars like Stephen King, Amy Tan, Rita Mae Brown, and more. It's everything you would ever want - and need - to know about the industry from the inside out.

The Rocky Road to Publishing Advice on Writing

Author: Judy Fitzwater
Publisher: Judy Fitzwater
ISBN:
Format: PDF
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Bestselling author Judy Fitzwater (The Jennifer Marsh Mysteries, Drowning in Air) lends her trademark wit to her own experiences, offering a candid look into what it truly takes to be a writer. Get a frank, fresh take on the realities of the writing life, process, and industry. Fitzwater provides practical advice, humor, and lots of encouragement for those engaged in the tough business of writing fiction and insider insight to readers who’ve always wondered what it’s like to be an author. Whether you’re a novice in need of guidance, a pro looking to relate, or simply a fan, THE ROCKY ROAD TO PUBLISHING is a delightful read full of candid tips and tales gleaned from more than fifteen years of experience in the publishing world. "The Rocky Road to Publishing goes down like the ice cream flavor, thanks to the breezy voice of acclaimed novelist Judy Fitzwater. Judy shares her writing life and insights with a healthy dose of the humor the readers of her mysteries and thrillers have come to treasure. A great guide for new and experienced storytellers alike!" --Eileen Charbonneau, author of Waltzing in Ragtime “If you ever wanted to sit down with an author over a cup of coffee and say, ‘Tell me everything,’ you will love this book!” --Edie Claire, author of the bestselling Leigh Koslow cozy mysteries. “Encouraging, thought provoking, and just plain helpful fun for any writer.” --Dani Sinclair, two-time RITA finalist in romantic suspense

Get Published

Author: Diane Gedymin
Publisher: iUniverse Star
ISBN: 9781450211062
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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You Can Make Your Dream a Reality Writers who want to see their work in print have more options today than ever before: traditional publishing (get almost everything done for you), self-publishing on your own (do it all yourself) and supported self-publishing (get all the help you need). Get Published! gives you an insider's look at book publishing-how it works and how you can make it work for you-and introduces you to the entire iUniverse process, from preparing your manuscript all the way through marketing and selling your published book. Get Published! tells you everything you need to know to Get Started Learn how to go from an idea to a finished manuscript. Get Informed Discover the publishing options available to aspiring authors today. Get Support Take advantage of services that will help you make your book the best it can be. Get Published Find out how using the latest publishing technology can save you time and money. Get Noticed Hone your marketing skills to earn recognition for your efforts and talent. Few accomplishments can give you the same satisfaction as holding your published book in your hands. With the help of Get Published!, you can achieve that special personal goal.