Writing Successful Self-help and How-to Books (BOK)

Jean Marie Stine

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"If you follow only a third of Jean's advice, you'll have a successful book." --Jeremy Tarcher, Publisher Jeremy P. Tarcher, Inc. "After Jean reworked my first draft, paperback rights sold for $137,000." --Timmen Cermak, M.D., author of A Time to Heal: The Road to Recovery for Adult Children of Alcoholics Mastering the craft and understanding the mechanics of writing self-help and how-to books is the key to getting publishers to take notice of your work. Now, in the first guide to writing self-help and how-to books, Jean Stine offers an insider's view of this growing genre. Her easy-to-follow program takes you step-by-step through the complete writing process. You'll learn the importance of: Structure and Style Clear, easy-to-understand exercises Creating catchy and compelling titles, subtitles, and chapter headings Using lists, charts, and graphs to maximum effect Checklists and other interactive elements Writing a proposal that sells Negotiating permissions for quotations, photos, and illustrations Preparing your manuscript for presentation to a publisher


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 1997 Forfatter Jean Marie Stine
ISBN 9780471037392
Antall sider 208 Dimensjoner 15,5cm x 22,7cm x 1,4cm
Vekt 258 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Self-help & personal development, Writing & editing guides