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2009 Guide To Literary Agents

by Chuck Sambuchino

Now, more than ever, in a market glutted with aspiring writers and a shrinking number of publishing houses, writers need someone familiar with the publishing scene to shepherd their manuscript to the right person. Completely updated annually, Guide to Literary Agents provides names and specialties for more than 800 individual agents around the United States and the world. The 2009 edition includes more than 85 pages of original articles on everything you need to know including how to submit to agents, how to avoid scams and what an agent can do for their clients.

2009 Guide to Literary Agents®

by Chuck Sambuchino

Now, more than ever, in a market glutted with aspiring writers and a shrinking number of publishing houses, writers need someone familiar with the publishing scene to shepherd their manuscript to the right person. Completely updated annually,Guide to Literary Agentsprovides names and specialties for more than 800 individual agents around the United States and the world. The 2009 edition includes more than 85 pages of original articles on everything you need to know including how to submit to agents, how to avoid scams and what an agent can do for their clients.

2009 Guide To Literary Agents - Articles

by Chuck Sambuchino

Now, more than ever, in a market glutted with aspiring writers and a shrinking number of publishing houses, writers need someone familiar with the publishing scene to shepherd their manuscript to the right person. Completely updated annually, Guide to Literary Agents provides names and specialties for more than 800 individual agents around the United States and the world. The 2009 edition includes more than 85 pages of original articles on everything you need to know including how to submit to agents, how to avoid scams and what an agent can do for their clients.

2009 Guide To Literary Agents - Listings

by Chuck Sambuchino

Now, more than ever, in a market glutted with aspiring writers and a shrinking number of publishing houses, writers need someone familiar with the publishing scene to shepherd their manuscript to the right person. Completely updated annually, Guide to Literary Agents provides names and specialties for more than 800 individual agents around the United States and the world. The 2009 edition includes more than 85 pages of original articles on everything you need to know including how to submit to agents, how to avoid scams and what an agent can do for their clients.

2009 Screenwriter's and Playwright's Market

by Chuck Sambuchino

New in our Market Books line of bestselling reference guides for writers and creative professionals comes the Screenwriter's & Playwright's Market. This guide is the one-stop resource for playwrights and screenwriters providing both craft and marketing information. With everything from market listings to tips for formatting manuscripts to informative articles from industry professionals, this new market guide has everything you need to make it as a writer in showbiz.

2009 Screenwriter's and Playwright's Market - Articles

by Chuck Sambuchino

New in our Market Books line of bestselling reference guides for writers and creative professionals comes the Screenwriter's & Playwright's Market. This guide is the one-stop resource for playwrights and screenwriters providing both craft and marketing information. With everything from market listings to tips for formatting manuscripts to informative articles from industry professionals, this new market guide has everything you need to make it as a writer in showbiz.

2009 Screenwriter's and Playwright's Market - Listings

by Chuck Sambuchino

New in our Market Books line of bestselling reference guides for writers and creative professionals comes the Screenwriter's & Playwright's Market. This guide is the one-stop resource for playwrights and screenwriters providing both craft and marketing information. With everything from market listings to tips for formatting manuscripts to informative articles from industry professionals, this new market guide has everything you need to make it as a writer in showbiz.

2009 Screenwriter's & Playwright's Market

by Chuck Sambuchino Emily Hoferer Charles Galvin Robin Mizell

New in our Market Books line of bestselling reference guides for writers and creative professionals comes the Screenwriter's & Playwright's Market. This guide is the one-stop resource for playwrights and screenwriters providing both craft and marketing information. With everything from market listings to tips for formatting manuscripts to informative articles from \industry professionals, this new market guide has everything you need to make it as a writer in showbiz.

2009 Screenwriter's & Playwright's Market®

by Chuck Sambuchino Emily Hoferer Charles Galvin Robin Mizell

New in our Market Books line of bestselling reference guides for writers and creative professionals comes the Screenwriter's & Playwright's Market. This guide is the one-stop resource for playwrights and screenwriters providing both craft and marketing information. With everything from market listings to tips for formatting manuscripts to informative articles from industry professionals, this new market guide has everything you need to make it as a writer in showbiz.

2011 Guide To Literary Agents

by Chuck Sambuchino

Now includes subscription to GLA online (the agents section of writersmarket.com)!Now in its 20th year, 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 and a manuscript that never gets read. To help writers acquire an agent, GLA provides names and specialties for more than 750 individual agents around the United States and the world. GLA includes more than 90 pages of original articles on finding the best agent to represent your work and how to seal the deal. From identifying your genre to writing query letters to avoiding agent pet peeves, GLA will help writers deal with agents every step of the way.NOTE: Subsciption to GLA online NOT included with e-book edition.

2012 Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market

by Chuck Sambuchino

The Most Trusted Guide to the World of Children's PublishingIf 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, CWIM has been the definitive publishing guide for anyone who seeks to write or illustrate for kids and young adults. Inside you'll find more than 700 listings for children's book publishers and magazines, including a point of contact, how much they pay, and what they're looking for. You'll also find: Interviews with acclaimed best-selling authors, such as Meg Cabot (The Princess Diaries), M.T. Anderson (Feed), Maggie Stiefvater (Shiver), and Ally Carter (Gallagher Girls series) Advice from dozens of prominent literary agents, most of whom are seeking new clientsOther informative articles on topics such as composing a query letter, selling articles to magazines, creating your writer "voice," working with co-writers, attending a writers conference, and more Includes an exclusive 60-minute FREE WEBINAR with Chuck Sambuchino that will teach you how to use this book and see your work in print. "Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market is invaluable for writers of children's books. Chock-full of publishing resources, it's a must-have!"-Becca Fitzpatrick, Hush Hush and Crescendo "Children's Writer's and Illustrator's Market is the most complete, trusted, definitive, and inspiring source of publishing opportunities for children's writers and illustrators working today."-Mary Kole, literary agent and award-winning blogger (kidlit.com)PLEASE NOTE: Free subscriptions are NOT included with the ebook version of this title.

2012 Guide to Literary Agents

by Chuck Sambuchino

The Best Resource Available for Finding a Literary AgentNo matter what you're writing-fiction or nonfiction, books for kids or adults-you need a literary agent to secure a book deal. The 2012 Guide to Literary Agents is your essential resource for finding that literary agent-without fear of being scammed-and getting your book published.This new, updated edition of GLA includes:Completely updated contact and submission information for literary agents who are looking for new clientsWriting and submission advice from more than 40 top literary agentsInformative articles on subjects such as writing a query letter, composing a book proposal, writing a novel synopsis, attending a writers conference, protecting your work, and moreIncludes an exclusive 60-minute FREE WEBINAR with Chuck Sambuchino that will teach you "Everything You Need to Know About Agents""The Guide to Literary Agents contains a wealth of information and good advice, and was crucial in my successful search for an agent. I found a great agent and my book has now sold in 11 territories and counting."-Richard Harvell, The Bells"The Guide to Literary Agents was very useful to me when I was getting started. I always recommend GLA to writers."-Michael Wiley, The Bad Kitty Lounge and The Last Striptease

2013 Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market

by Chuck Sambuchino

The Most Trusted Guide to the World of Children's PublishingIf you write or illustrate for young readers with the hope of getting published, the 2013 Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market is the trusted resource you need. Now in its 25th edition, CWIM is the definitive publishing guide for anyone who seeks to write or illustrate for kids and young adults. Inside you'll find more than 650 listings for children's book markets (publishers, agents, magazines and more) - including a point of contact, how to properly submit your work, and what categories they're looking for.You'll also find:Profiles of debut authors who succeeded, as well as interviews with acclaimed novelists such as Garth Nix (The Old Kingdom and Seventh Tower series), Tamora Pierce (Song of the Lioness series) and Marissa Meyer (Cinder)A special roundup with more than 20 SCBWI advisors worldwide who share their best advice on how to get your children's book published and break outIn-depth articles on topics such as picture book pacing, illustration, query letters, finding and agent, social media, craft and voice, writers' conferences and more!PLEASE NOTE: Free subscriptions are NOT included with the e-book edition of this title.

2013 Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market

by Chuck Sambuchino

Now in its 25th edition,CWIM is the definitive publishing guide for anyone who seeks to write or illustrate for kids and young adults. Inside you'll find more than 650 listings for children's book markets (publishers, agents, magazines and more) - including a point of contact, how to properly submit your work, and what categories they're looking for. You'll also find: Profiles of debut authors who succeeded, as well as interviews with acclaimed novelists such as Garth Nix (The Old Kingdom and Seventh Tower series), Tamora Pierce (Song of the Lioness series) and Marissa Meyer (Cinder) A special roundup with more than 20 SCBWI advisors worldwide who share their best advice on how to get your children's book published and break out In-depth articles on topics such as picture book pacing, illustration, query letters, finding and agent, social media, craft and voice, writers' conferences and more!

2013 Guide to Literary Agents

by Chuck Sambuchino

The Best Resource Available for Finding a Literary Agent! No matter what you're writing--fiction or nonfiction, books for kids or adults--you need a literary agent to secure a book deal. The 2013 Guide to Literary Agents is your essential resource for finding that literary agent--without fear of being scammed--and getting your book published. This new, updated edition of GLA includes: Completely updated contact and submission information for more than 1,000 literary agents seeking new clients. Craft and business advice from more than 35 literary agents--on topics such as query letters, children's books, synopses and proposals, memoir writing, first chapters, conferences, platform and more! 12 "Breaking In" success stories from debut writers who explain how they got their books published. Includes "New Agent Spotlights"--profiles on literary reps actively building their client list right now. "The Guide to Literary Agents was an indispensable tool for me when I was querying agents. I highly recommend it for any aspiring author--in addition to a comprehensive listing of literary agents, it contains valuable information about the query and submission process." --Darien Gee, author of Friendship Bread: A Novel "I just signed with literary agent Chip MacGregor, and I came upon him through the Guide to Literary Agents. If not for GLA, I'd probably still be looking." --Les Edgerton, author of Hooked as well as several novelsPLEASE NOTE: Free subscriptions are NOT included with the e-book edition of this title.

2013 Guide to Literary Agents

by Chuck Sambuchino

The Best Resource Available for Finding a Literary Agent! No matter what you're writing--fiction or nonfiction, books for kids or adults--you need a literary agent to secure a book deal. The 2013 Guide to Literary Agents is your essential resource for finding that literary agent--without fear of being scammed--and getting your book published. This new, updated edition of GLA includes: Completely updated contact and submission information for more than 1,000 literary agents seeking new clients. Craft and business advice from more than 35 literary agents--on topics such as query letters, children's books, synopses and proposals, memoir writing, first chapters, conferences, platform and more! 12 "Breaking In" success stories from debut writers who explain how they got their books published. Includes "New Agent Spotlights"--profiles on literary reps actively building their client list right now. "The Guide to Literary Agents was an indispensable tool for me when I was querying agents. I highly recommend it for any aspiring author--in addition to a comprehensive listing of literary agents, it contains valuable information about the query and submission process." --Darien Gee, author of Friendship Bread: A Novel "I just signed with literary agent Chip MacGregor, and I came upon him through the Guide to Literary Agents. If not for GLA, I'd probably still be looking." --Les Edgerton, author of Hooked as well as several novelsPLEASE NOTE: Free subscriptions are NOT included with the e-book edition of this title.

2014 Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market

by Chuck Sambuchino

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 2014 Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market is the trusted resource you need. Now in its 26th edition, CWIM is the definitive publishing guide for anyone who seeks to write or illustrate for kids and young adults. Inside you'll find more than 650 listings for children's book markets (publishers, agents, magazines, and more)--including a point of contact, how to properly submit your work, and what categories each market accepts. You'll also find: Interviews with some of today's hottest authors and illustrators, including author R.L. Stine (the Goosebumps series), author Marie Lu (Legend), author Beth Revis (Across the Universe), and illustrator Debbie Ridpath (I'm Bored, written by Michael Ian Black). The ever-popular "First Books" article, where debut writers and illustrators explain what they did right and how you can follow in their footsteps to success. In-depth articles on picture books, query letters, novel voice, author platform, the status of indie-publishing, literary agents, and more. Includes "New Agent Spotlights"--profiles on literary reps actively seeking new writers of children's books right now. "I buy a copy of Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market every single year. It's the definitive, must-have resource for children's publishing." --Jesse Klausmeier, author of the picture book Open This Little Book "Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market is a great resource for artists and writers who are ready to share their talent with the world." --Meg Cabot, author of The Princess Diaries

2014 Guide to Literary Agents

by Chuck Sambuchino

The best resource available for finding a literary agent! No matter what you're writing--fiction or nonfiction, books for kids or adults--you need a literary agent to secure a book deal. The 2014 Guide to Literary Agents is your essential resource for finding that literary agent--without fear of being scammed--and getting your book published. Along with listing information for more than 1,000 literary agents who represent writers and their work, this new, updated edition of GLA includes: "New Agent Spotlights"--calling out literary reps actively building lists right now. "How I Got My Agent" success stories from writers who describe their paths from aspiring author to published success. Informative articles on query letters, synopsis writing, voice and craft, author platform, nonfiction book proposals, researching agents, and more. Includes "Ask the Agent" profiles of individual literary agents who are currently seeking writers.

2015 Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market

by Chuck Sambuchino Harold Underdown

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 2015 Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market is the trusted resource you need. Now in its 27th edition, CWIM is the definitive publishing guide for anyone who seeks to write or illustrate for kids and young adults. Inside you'll find more than 500 listings for children's book markets (publishers, agents, magazines, and more)--including a point of contact, how to properly submit your work, and what categories each market accepts. You'll also find: Interviews with creators of today's successful children's books, including James Dashner (The Maze Runner series), Lauren DeStefano (Wither series), and illustrator Loren Long (Of Thee I Sing with Barack Obama) Success stories and advice from 13 debut authors and 9 debut illustrators Informative articles on how to write for boys and other "reluctant readers," how to write and sell children's nonfiction, how to sell your picture book, the difference between young adult and middle-grade, and much more *Includes access to the webinar "Be Your Own Editor: Tips for Self-Editing Your Children's Book" from editor Harold Underdown* This 60-minute webinar shows how to take your work and transform it into something great that will get editors, agents and readers excited. It's taught by Harold Underdown, who is both the editor of the popular kidlit website, The Purple Crayon, and the author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Publishing Children's Books. The truth is that getting a first draft completed is just the beginning for any writer. You've got to refine, revise, polish and overhaul your writing to make it the finest final product it can be -- and that's exactly what this webinar will teach you how to do.

2015 Guide to Literary Agents

by Chuck Sambuchino

The best resource available for finding a literary agent! No matter what you're writing--fiction or nonfiction, books for adults or children--you need a literary agent if you want to get the best traditional publishing book deal possible. The 2015 Guide to Literary Agents is your essential resource for finding that literary agent and getting your book bought by a top publisher. Along with listing information for more than 1,000 literary agents who represent writers and their books, this new, updated edition of GLA includes: "10 Reasons Agents Reject Your Manuscript"--helping you learn what not to do during the submission process "New Agent Spotlights"--profiles of literary reps actively building their client lists right now 13 debut author success stories: Writers explain their paths to publication, so you can learn from their successes and see what they did right Informative how-to articles on query letters, synopsis writing, voice and craft, platform and blogging, nonfiction book proposals, and more *Includes access to the webinar "Everything You Need to Know About Getting an Agent" from Chuck Sambuchino, editor of Guide to Literary Agents* In this 90-minute webinar, you'll learn how to compose a query letter, what makes up a compelling pitch, synopsis writing tips, how to research/find agents, and much more.

Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market 2016

by Chuck Sambuchino

THE MOST TRUSTED GUIDE TO THE WORLD OF CHILDREN'S PUBLISHINGIf you write or illustrate for young readers with the hope of getting published, Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market 2016 is the trusted resource you need. Now in its 28th edition, CWIM is the definitive publishing guide for anyone who seeks to write or illustrate for kids and young adults. Inside you'll find more than 500 listings for children's book markets (publishers, agents, magazines, and more)--including a point of contact, how to properly submit your work, and what categories each market accepts. You'll also find:Interviews with creators of today's successful children's books, including author Henry Winkler (The Hank Zipzer series); author-illustrator Will Hillenbrand (Sleep, Big Bear, Sleep! and other picture books); author Barney Saltzberg (The Day the Crayons Quit); and more."New Literary Agent Spotlights"--profiles of literary reps building their client lists right now. These agents are actively seeking authors of young adult, middle-grade, chapter books, and picture books.Success stories--13 debut authors, as well as 9 successful debut illustrators, share their paths to publication so you can learn from their success and see what they did right.Informative articles on how to make young readers laugh, how to build a career as an illustrator, how to sell your picture book, the difference between young adult and middle-grade, and much more.A one-year subscription to the children's publishing content on WritersMarket.com.*+ Includes exclusive access to the webinar "25 Tips on How to Succeed in Children's Publishing" by Danielle Smith of Red Fox Literary.*Please note: The e-book version of this title does not include a one-year subscription to WritersMarket.com."I found my literary agent /art rep in the Children's Writer's and Illustrator's Market." --Deborah Marcero, illustrator of the Backyard Witch series (Greenwillow HarperCollins) and author-illustrator of Ursa's Light (2016, Peter Pauper Press)"If you're serious about writing or illustrating for young people, the information, tools, and insights within the Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market will get you started on the right path." --Wendy Toliver, author of Lifted (Simon Pulse) and two other novels for children

Create Your Writer Platform

by Chuck Sambuchino

Creating a platform isn't just beneficial--it's essential! In today's world of blogging, websites, Twitter feeds, and Facebook updates, building a writer platform from the ground up can seem a daunting task. Never fear--author and editor Chuck Sambuchino provides expert, practical advice for increasing your visibility, selling more books, and launching a successful career. In Create Your Writer Platform, you'll learn: The definition of a platform--and why you should start building one now. How to harness the 12 Fundamental Principles of Platform. "Old School" and "New School" approaches to platform, from article writing and conference speaking to website development, blog posts, and social media avenues. How to develop a platform for nonfiction, fiction, and memoir. In addition to Chuck's invaluable insights, you'll also find 12 case studies from authors with effective platforms, as well as professional advice from literary agents. If you're serious about building a platform tailored to you and your writing--a platform that's going to help you succeed as a writer--look no further than Create Your Writer Platform.

Create Your Writer Platform

by Chuck Sambuchino

Creating a platform isn't just beneficial--it's essential! In today's world of blogging, websites, Twitter feeds, and Facebook updates, building a writer platform from the ground up can seem a daunting task. Never fear--author and editor Chuck Sambuchino provides expert, practical advice for increasing your visibility, selling more books, and launching a successful career. In Create Your Writer Platform, you'll learn: The definition of a platform--and why you should start building one now. How to harness the 12 Fundamental Principles of Platform. "Old School" and "New School" approaches to platform, from article writing and conference speaking to website development, blog posts, and social media avenues. How to develop a platform for nonfiction, fiction, and memoir. In addition to Chuck's invaluable insights, you'll also find 12 case studies from authors with effective platforms, as well as professional advice from literary agents. If you're serious about building a platform tailored to you and your writing--a platform that's going to help you succeed as a writer--look no further than Create Your Writer Platform.

Formatting & Submitting Your Manuscript

by Chuck Sambuchino

Prepare and Present Your Work Like a Pro! Formatting & Submitting Your Manuscript, 3rd edition, gives you all the information you need to craft a winning submission. Fully updated, this comprehensive resource now features more than 100 sample letters and manuscript pages, expanded instruction for electronic submissions, updated formatting and submitting guidelines, and new insider tips from top agents and editors. With strong and weak sample query letters, novel synopses, articles, nonfiction book proposals, manuscript pages, scripts, and more, you'll see exactly what works and what doesn't. Plus, each sample page features individual callouts to clearly identify and explain critical elements so that you don't miss a thing. With this all-encompassing guide, you'll discover everything you need to make your work look professional, polished, and publishable.

Formatting & Submitting Your Manuscript

by Chuck Sambuchino

Prepare and Present Your Work Like a Pro! Formatting & Submitting Your Manuscript, 3rd edition, gives you all the information you need to craft a winning submission. Fully updated, this comprehensive resource now features more than 100 sample letters and manuscript pages, expanded instruction for electronic submissions, updated formatting and submitting guidelines, and new insider tips from top agents and editors. With strong and weak sample query letters, novel synopses, articles, nonfiction book proposals, manuscript pages, scripts, and more, you'll see exactly what works and what doesn't. Plus, each sample page features individual callouts to clearly identify and explain critical elements so that you don't miss a thing. With this all-encompassing guide, you'll discover everything you need to make your work look professional, polished, and publishable.

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