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How to Get Published : 50 Successful Query Letters
by Brett Weiss


Overview - More than a decade in the making, How to Get Published: 50 Successful Query Letters is by Brett Weiss, who has authored seven books and has had hundreds of articles published in a variety of newspapers and magazines. A full-time freelancer, Weiss has been prolific on the web as well, writing for numerous markets.  Read more...

 
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Overview
More than a decade in the making, How to Get Published: 50 Successful Query Letters is by Brett Weiss, who has authored seven books and has had hundreds of articles published in a variety of newspapers and magazines. A full-time freelancer, Weiss has been prolific on the web as well, writing for numerous markets. As Weiss will show you in this book, hard-working writers should get published frequently, and one of the most important aspects of this is to learn to craft a well-written query letter. In addition to 50 real query letters that led to published articles and books (and in one case, a freelance writing job), How to Get Published: 50 Successful Query Letters includes tips on writing query letters, along with articles about and advice on writing in general. Whether you're an aspiring writer longing to get published or you're a veteran of the wordsmith wars, you'll benefit from the behind-the-scenes information this book has to offer. How to Get Published: 50 Successful Query Letters features the following: *An introduction with tips on writing successful query letters *50 successful query letters written by Weiss, who makes his living as an author and journalist *An essay on how Weiss "broke through" to become a successful writer * "Anatomy of a Near Nervous Breakdown," in which Weiss reveals how his writing career almost came to a crashing halt * "How to Get Published," which offers practical advice on the writing life * "How Writing Can Supplement Your Income," an article on how to write for publication while keeping your day job * "Writers in Movies," a fun feature on film versions of famous writers * "The History of Typewriters," in which Weiss details the origins of that most wondrous of writing tools * An interview with James Reasoner, author of more than 300 books *An interview with Brett Weiss, conducted by Chris Cavanaugh of Classic Gamer Magazine

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781505626094
  • ISBN-10: 1505626099
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publish Date: December 2014
  • Page Count: 114
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.24 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.36 pounds


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