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The Writer A writer has an idea, writes a story, and edits it into a manuscript The Agent The writer sends the manuscript to an agent. The agent evaluates the manuscript. If the agent thinks they can sell the manuscript they will agree to represent the author. The author then signs a contract with an …

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From large to small publishers, much of a book’s publicity and marketing can fall on the author. Here is a quick guide on how to get the most bang for your buck in book publicity. Start early! You should submit your book to advanced industry reviewers such as Publishers Weekly and Library Journal. Their submission …

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DO: avoid widows and orphans indent paragraphs adjust margins to allow for crease use the baseline grid Don’t add space between all paragraphs indent the 1st paragraph hyphenate capitalized words push tracking past 20 If you don’t know what these tips mean, then you need a professional designer. A poorly designed book interior can waste …

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Writing programs and literary communities are full of talented and studied writers. These are communities that teach and promote the literary side of writing: classes, workshops, readings, literary magazine submissions, writer retreats, fellowships, and residencies. This background gives writers a solid understanding of craft and fosters a lifelong devotion to the study of craft. However, …

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