100 Things Every Writer Needs to Know
An all-in-one guide for writers--this wide-ranging handbook combines artistic techniques and inspiration with practical, insider's advice on getting published. Writer, editor, and literary agent Scott Edelstein has done it all--and now this industry insider brings his valuable secrets to both... show more
An all-in-one guide for writers--this wide-ranging handbook combines artistic techniques and inspiration with practical, insider's advice on getting published. Writer, editor, and literary agent Scott Edelstein has done it all--and now this industry insider brings his valuable secrets to both beginning and established writers. Covering everything from building writing skills to dealing with editors to starting a writing business, this all-important guide will get you started and point you in the right direction. With matter-of-fact advice and encouragement from an expert, you'll get the information, inspiration, and guidance you need to write your best and begin a successful writing career. * finding your voice * getting inspired * setting up your workplace * building your skills quickly * breaking writer's block * finding the right outlets for your work * getting editors' attention * publishing what you write * building a writing career * getting a literary agent * avoiding common mistakes * becoming the writer you want to be * The ultimate publishing insider, Edelstein has worked in every facet of the industry * This single-volume guide combines the artistic encouragement of Bird by Bird with the nuts-and-bolts info of the popular Writers Digest manuals * A perfect introduction for new writers; a great refresher course for experienced writers
Publish date: July 1st 1999
Publisher: Perigee Trade
Pages no: 245
Edition language: English
Good, but very basic and slightly outdated. Spans through a variety of topics, from how to start, to how to actually write, to publishing and how to make money off your writing.It had some interesting points of reference (like the section on terminology, or #44 and #82), but still brought nothing ne...
Tons of helpful tips for anyone considering writing for publication.