How to Be Your Own Literary Agent An Insider's Guide to Getting Your Book Published
Edition: 1996 (Revised)
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Description: How to Be Your Own Literary Agent takes the mystery out of book publishing for any writer, published or not. Richard Curtis -- a top literary agent for more than thirty years -- provides a comprehensive practical overview of the publishing process, from submissions to contract negotiations to subsidiary rights to marketing, publicity, and beyond. He also gives away trade secrets and invaluable wisdom -- candid advice that can be found nowhere else. Now completely revised and expanded, How to Be Your Own Literary Agent is essential reading for all writers. * Big publishers, small publishers, self-publishers, e-publishers: how to keep up in a rapidly changing business * The new breed of busy literary editors: how to find them and know what they're looking for * What the electronic revolution means to you, and how to take advantage of it * How to know your "publishing" rights and negotiate effectively * How to have a say in your book's design, jacket, and promotion * How book chains and superstores have altered publishing -- and what that means for you
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 11/17/2003
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Richard Curtis's screenwriting credits include Four Weddings and a Funeral, Notting Hill, and Mr. Bean.
|An Agent Looks at the Market|
|The Basic Deal|
|Warranties and Indemnities|
|The Option Clause|
|Termination and Reversion of Rights|
|Cyberbooks and Hyperauthors|
|The E-Book Revolution and How to Join It|
|Movie and Television Deals|
|All About Agents|
|To Publication Date|
|Is There Life After Pub Date?|
|Beyond the Bestseller List|
|Of Taxes and the Writer|
|Titles, or My life in Titles, or The Title Game, or Adventures of a Title Maven, or Titles: The Writer's Indispensable Tool, or What's in a Title?, or The Principles of Titling, or My Kingdom for a Title, or ...|
|Let's Have Lunch|
|If I Were You|
|Is It a Good Deal?|