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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



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One of the most respected magazines for writers presents the definitive book on the writing profession. Poets & Writers Magazine presents the one book that every writer needs on the journey from the writing studio to publication. An essential volume from an organization renowned for providing reliable advice, The Practical Writer is filled with valuable information that will help emerging writers make intelligent choices and professional decisions at every stage of their careers. Filled with the insights and expertise of authors and other publishing insiders, it covers a range of topics: revising a manuscript, choosing a title, applying for grants, conducting research, evaluating an agent, understanding contracts, working with an editor, finding a literary community, promoting a book, and much more. With The Practical Writer, writers will know how to make the most of every aspect of their journey.

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"To the already bulging category of how-to books geared to the art and craft of writing, add this handy compendium from the crew at Poets & Writers ....the book proves itself both inspirational and useful." Publishers Weekly

Synopsis:

One of the most respected magazines for writers presents the definitive book on the writing profession. An essential volume from an organization renowned for providing reliable advice, "The Practical Writer" is filled with valuable information that will help emerging writers make intelligent choices and professional decisions at every stage of their careers.

About the Author

Therese Eiben, editor of Poets & Writers Magazine since 1998, has worked as an editor for Time, Inc., and as a book editor. Her work has appeared in such publications as Fortune and the Alaska Quarterly Review. Mary Gannon is deputy editor of Poets & Writers Magazine. Her poetry has been published in the Paris Review, Antioch Review, and others. Poets & Writers Magazine began in 1973 as a 12-page quarterly newsletter. It has grown in size and reputation and today is published six times a year with a national circulation of 70,000.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780142004005
Subtitle:
From Inspiration to Publication
Editor:
Eiben, Therese
With:
Staff of Poets & Writers Magazine
Editor:
Gannon, Mary
Editor:
Eiben, Therese
Author:
Eiben, Therese
Author:
Gannon, Mary
Editor:
Gannon, Mary
With:
Staff of Poets & Writers Magazine
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Authorship
Subject:
Publishing
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - General
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series Volume:
6
Publication Date:
20040302
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8.41x5.48x.83 in. .76 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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"Synopsis" by , One of the most respected magazines for writers presents the definitive book on the writing profession. An essential volume from an organization renowned for providing reliable advice, "The Practical Writer" is filled with valuable information that will help emerging writers make intelligent choices and professional decisions at every stage of their careers.

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