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Writer's Digest University: Everything You Need to Write and Sell Your Work

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Everything You need to Write and Sell Your Work

This is the ultimate crash course in writing and publishing! Inside you'll find comprehensive instruction, up-to-date market listings, a CD featuring recorded live webinars with industry professionals, an all-access pass to WritersMarket.com, and more. Writer's Digest University is the perfect resource for you, no matter your
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ebook, 529 pages
Published May 27th 2014 by Writer's Digest Books (first published October 4th 2010)
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Sarah Brubaker
Feb 28, 2016 Sarah Brubaker rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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This book gave a very thorough and comprehensive overview of the publishing industry. I found it extremely helpful. I grabbed it because I’m going to pursue publishing for a novel and I had no idea how to do that, and I came out feeling very well-grounded in my understanding of the process.
Because the book is so comprehensive and contains so much information, I couldn’t exactly read it straight through. However, it’s very well-organized in that I could just find particular chapters I wanted to
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Amber
3.5 stars. Decent, dense, dry.

Works well if you flip through and then keep an overview of the table of contents in your memory so that when you need details on a specific topic, you know it can be found within.

The section 1 FAQs are a good way to quiet the basic concerns that usually impede the writing process (at least for me).
Fredrick Danysh
A course on writing produced by Writer's Digest Magazine. The first quarter is a question and answer format before moving on to instruction on techniques with examples. A listing of literary agents is included with short statements about each. There is a CG-ROM included.
Rex
Feb 01, 2011 Rex rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great source of info. I am currently learning to properly format articles for magazine submissions. WDU online has a great deal more information on which magazines are currently looking for submissions, length the articles should be and how to submit.
Steven Atwood
Aug 21, 2012 Steven Atwood rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The book gives some book tips, but what I like best is the 12 month subscription to writers market.
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