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Guide to Literary Agents is a writer's best resource for finding a literary agent who can represent their work to publishing houses, big and small. The days when a writer could deal directly with a large publisher are over. Literary agents represent writers and shepherd manuscripts to the right editor; and a good representative is the difference between a published book... [click here for more]
The Source for Book Proposals Success!
How to Write a Book Proposalis THE resource for getting your work published. This newly revised edition of the Writer's Digest Books classic outlines how to create an effective, nonfiction book proposal in a clear, step-by-step manner. You'll learn the keys to a successful book proposal and how to:
Test-market the potential of a book idea and effectively... [click here for more]
The Insider's Step-by-Step Guide to Proposals that Get You PublishedTHE ESSENTIAL RESOURCE FOR SELLING YOUR BOOK If you want to publish a book, you must present it to agents and publishers with a knock-your-socks-off proposal. Whether you're seeking a traditional press to publish your self-published book or trying to win over an agent for your graphic novel, memoir, or nonfiction... [click here for more]
Not everything you see on your favorite crime show is accurate. In fact, a lot of it is flat out wrong. Police Procedure & Investigation helps you get your facts straight about the inner workings of law enforcement.
With a career in law enforcement that spanned nearly two decades, author Lee Lofland is a nationally acclaimed expert on police procedures and crime scene investigations who... [click here for more]
A Comprehensive Guide To Classic Writing Techniques
Master the Power of Story
When you consider the thousands of years of storytelling that comprise our literary tradition, it's easy to feel overwhelmed by the shadow of so many works. But there are common threads that link all stories, from Beowulf and Hamlet to Gone With the Wind and The Godfather to the story... [click here for more]
Trying to Finish Your Book? There's Strength in Numbers
Whether you're trying to revise your novel or polish up an article to pitch to magazines, it pays to have a few sets of eyes look over your work. But, how can you be sure you're getting an unbiased and objective opinion?
A writing critique group may be the answer you're looking for, and this book arms you with everything you need to... [click here for more]
The Definitive Source for Clear and Concise Writing The Writer's Digest Grammar Desk Reference is the comprehensive resource on grammar and usage, a necessity for every writer's desk. It presents balanced instruction and real-world examples that will ensure professional and flawless work on every occasion. Writers Digest Books ... [click here for more]