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Art of Dramatic Writing: Its Basis in the Creative Interpretation of Human Motives
Art of Dramatic Writing: Its Basis in the Creative Interpretation of Human Motives
by Lajos Egri
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If you begged me to give you the title of one "how-to" book on the topic of screenwriting and wouldn't give up until I told you, then it would have to be this classic introduction to the craft. Often used as a textbook in screenwriting classes, Lajos... (read more)

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Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market (Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market)
Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market (Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market)
by Writers Market
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The Most Trusted Guide to the World of Children's Publishing If you write or illustrate for young readers with the hope of getting published, the 2012 Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market is the trusted resource you need. For more than 20 years... (read more)

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Merchants of Culture: The Publishing Business in the Twenty-First Century
Merchants of Culture: The Publishing Business in the Twenty-First Century
by John B. Thompson
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"All you need to know about the industry at a time of momentous change." -Drake McFeely, chairman and president, W.W. Norton & Company For nearly five centuries, the world of book publishing remained largely static. But at the dawn of the... (read more)

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Dan Poynter's Self-Publishing Manual, Volume 2: How to Write, Print and Sell Your Own Book
Dan Poynter's Self-Publishing Manual, Volume 2: How to Write, Print and Sell Your Own Book
by Dan Poynter
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Book publishing is changing. The Self-Publishing Manual, Volume 2, the sequel to the best selling Self Publishing Manual describes how to use new techniques to write your book even faster, use new technology to publish it for less, and how to use social... (read more)

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How to Write & Illustrate Children's Books and Get Them Published!
How to Write & Illustrate Children's Books and Get Them Published!
by Treld Pelk Bicknell
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Some of the finest talents in children's publishing provide readers with the basics of constructing a story to approaching publishers.... (read more)

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Hothouse: The Art of Survival and the Survival of Art at America's Most Celebrated Publishing House, Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Hothouse: The Art of Survival and the Survival of Art at America's Most Celebrated Publishing House, Farrar, Straus and Giroux
by Boris Kachka
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A national bestseller, Hothouse is a “wonderful” (New York Review of Books), “valuable” (The New Yorker), cultural history, “a ripping read about the eminent publishing house Farrar, Straus & Giroux” (The Boston Globe).... (read more)

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1001 Ways to Market Your Books: For Authors & Publishers
1001 Ways to Market Your Books: For Authors & Publishers
by John Kremer
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Today's most complete handbook on book marketing.... (read more)

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The Complete Guide to Self-Publishing
The Complete Guide to Self-Publishing
by Tom Ross
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This new, updated edition of the industry standard shows writers how to get full control over their careers by self-publishing. Writers will see how the publishing industry works and learn how to make it work for them. 60 illustrations.... (read more)

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Guide to Literary Agents (Guide to Literary Agents)
Guide to Literary Agents (Guide to Literary Agents)
by Writers Market
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Writers need someone familiar with the publishing scene to shepherd their manuscript to the right person. Completely updated annually, this guide provides names and specialties for more than 800 individual agents around the U.S. and the world.... (read more)

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Making the Perfect Pitch: Advice from 35 Top Book Agents
Making the Perfect Pitch: Advice from 35 Top Book Agents
by Katharine Sands
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A writer can have the wisdom of Frank McCourt, the imagination of J.K. Rowling, and the economy of Ernest Hemingway - but still needs to be able to pitch, query and propose before he or she can get published. This book will tell you. It offers sage... (read more)

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Inking the Deal: A Guide for Successful Academic Publishing
Inking the Deal: A Guide for Successful Academic Publishing
by Stanley E. Porter
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In this straightforward and sometimes hard-hitting guide, prolific author Stanley Porter shares the tools necessary for scholars seeking advancement in the world of academic publishing. From his years of experience as an editor, author, and active... (read more)

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Book Business Publishing: Past, Present, and Future
Book Business Publishing: Past, Present, and Future
by Jason Epstein
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Jason Epstein has led arguably the most creative career in book publishing during the past half-century. He founded Anchor Books and launched the quality paperback revolution, cofounded the New York Review of Books, and created of the Library of America,... (read more)

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The Copyright Book: A Practical Guide
The Copyright Book: A Practical Guide
by William S. Strong
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Through five editions since 1981, this book has offered the most comprehensive accessible guide available to all aspects of copyright law. Now, with the sixth edition, The Copyright Book has been thoroughly updated to cover copyright for the Internet age,... (read more)

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Dictionary of Publishing and Printing
Dictionary of Publishing and Printing
by A & C Black Publishers Ltd
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This fully revised edition includes over 8,000 words, expressions and terminology relating to the publishing and printing industries and allied trades. Topics covered are papermaking, ink, printing and binding machinery, bookselling, typesetting... (read more)

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The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published: How to Write It, Sell It, and Market It . . . Successfully (Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published: How to Write)
The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published: How to Write It, Sell It, and Market It . . . Successfully (Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published: How to Write)
by Arielle Eckstut
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The best, most comprehensive book for writers is now completely revised and updated to address ongoing changes in publishing. Published in 2005 as Putting Your Passion Into Print, this is the book that's been praised by both industry professionals... (read more)

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Naked Playwriting: The Art, the Craft, and the Life Laid Bare
Naked Playwriting: The Art, the Craft, and the Life Laid Bare
by Robin U. Russin
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Naked Playwriting is a complete playwriting course?from developing a theme through plotting and structuring a play, developing characters, creating dialog, formatting the script, and applying methods that aid the actual writing and rewriting processes... (read more)

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Marketplace of Print: Pamphlets & the Public Sphere in Early Modern England
Marketplace of Print: Pamphlets & the Public Sphere in Early Modern England
by Alexandra Halasz
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Early modern pamphlets serve as an important vehicle for examining the print culture of the time, and especially the developing entanglement between technology and capitalism. Combining close readings of pamphlets by Robert Greene, Thomas Nashe, Thomas... (read more)

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Travels in Town: By the Author of Random Recollections of the Lords and Commons, Etc. (Cambridge Library Collection - Printing and Publishing Histo)
Travels in Town: By the Author of Random Recollections of the Lords and Commons, Etc. (Cambridge Library Collection - Printing and Publishing Histo)
by James Grant
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Born in 1802 in Elgin, James Grant first established himself as a reporter and then as a leading newspaper editor in Victorian London, heading the Morning Chronicle for two decades before moving on to the Christian Standard. His 1839 Travels in Town was... (read more)

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Christian Writers' Market Guide 2011 (Christian Writer's Market Guide)
Christian Writers' Market Guide 2011 (Christian Writer's Market Guide)
by Sally E Stuart
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For more than 25 years, the Christian Writers' Market Guide has been the most comprehensive and highly recommended resource for Christian writers, agents, editors, publishers, publicists, and writing teachers on the market. In addition to providing a... (read more)

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Berkshire Manual of Style for International Publishing
Berkshire Manual of Style for International Publishing
by Berkshire Publishing (cor)
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US-based Berkshire Publishing has long focused on international content in its reference publications, providing readers with global perspectives on diverse topics, from sports to sustainability. Developed in the process of setting criteria for... (read more)

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