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Booklife Strategies and Survival Tips for the 21st-Century Writer

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ISBN-10: 1892391902

ISBN-13: 9781892391902

Edition: 2009

Authors: Jeff VanderMeer, Matt Staggs, Nathan Ballingrud, Matthew Cheney, James Crossley

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Offering timely advice in an era when the burden of production and publicity frequently falls on authors, this essential reference reflects on methods for being focused, productive, and savvy in the craft of writing. Discussing a wide range of essential topics for self-promoting authors, this important guide explores questions such asHow can authors use social media and the internet?How does the new online paradigm affect authors, readers, and the book industry?How can authors find the time to both create and promote their work?andWhat should never be done?Through good-humored encouragement, practical tips of the trade culled from 25 years of experience as a writer, reviewer, editor,…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Tachyon Publications
Publication date: 10/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 329
Size: 6.04" wide x 9.02" long x 0.93" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Jeffrey Scott VanderMeer was born on July 7, 1968 in Pennsylvania. He is an editor, writer, teacher and publisher. He is known for his contributions to the New Weird and his stories about the city of Ambergris, in books such as City of Saints and Madmen. He has also authored the series The Southern Reach Trilogy. VanderMeer is the founding editor and publisher of the Ministry of Whimsy Press. One of the Ministry's publications, The Troika by Stepan Chapman, won the Philip K. Dick Award in 1997. VanderMeer's reviews and essays have appeared in The Washington Post Book World and Publishers Weekly. He is a regular columnist for the Amazon book-culture blog, and has served as a judge for the…