Shortest Distance Between You and a Published Book
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Shortest Distance Between You and a Published Book

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Publishers buy new book ideas every week.Why not yours?

Whether your book consists of a few notes on the back of a napkin or a completed manuscript, Susan Page's proven system will make your dream of successful publication come true.A bestselling author and leading consultant to other writers, Susan Page knows the difference between common industry wisdom that doesn't work...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published May 12th 1997 by Broadway Books
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Brooke
It would get a better rating if I were published. ha ha.
Jillian
Dec 23, 2011 Jillian rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommended to Jillian by: literary agents at the WeHo book fair
Shelves: books-on-writing
A helpful guide but a little outdated. There are better books now that publishing's gone through a major shift.
Wendy
Oct 30, 2007 Wendy rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: anytone trying to sell a nonfiction book
OK, I'll start with the caveat: This is a how-to book written by a woman who writes relationship books. That said, she KNOWS marketing. This is the best book -- about a bunch that I've read -- about how to write a nonfiction book proposal and how to market your writing. It's very well-organized and cuts right to the chase.
Leslie Monroe
Still had good valid points. I loved the example proposal at the end. Was a good read and informative.
Beverly
A great book for any writer who is looking to publish a book.
Dave Cullen
Lots of great advice in here. I learned a lot.
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