• Language Arts & Disciplines

Jeff Herman's Guide to Book Publishers, Editors, and Literary Agents 2012

Who They Are! What They Want! How to Win Them Over!
Author: Jeff Herman
Publisher: Sourcebooks Incorporated
ISBN: 9781402260612
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 1095
View: 5032
Presents a guide to the names and specialities of American and Canadian publishers, editors, and literary agents, including information on the acquisition process and on choosing literary agents.

    • Authorship

Writer's Guide to Book Editors, Publishers and Literary Agents, 2002-2003

Who They Are! What They Want! And How to Win Them Over!
Author: Jeff Herman
Publisher: Prima Lifestyles
ISBN: 9780761530237
Category: Authorship
Page: 912
View: 1361
This one-of-a-kind reference provides critical information on securing publishing contracts.

    • Reference

Writer's Guide to Book Editors, Publishers, and Literary Agents, 2003-2004

Who They Are! What They Want! And How to Win Them Over!
Author: Jeff Herman
Publisher: Prima Lifestyles
ISBN: 9780761537359
Category: Reference
Page: 912
View: 3525
A comprehensive directory for aspiring writers lists names, addresses, phone and fax numbers, e-mail addresses, and Web sites for hundreds of North American publishing figures and companies, along with helpful advice on the writing and publishing process. Original. 10,000 first printing.

    • Language Arts & Disciplines

Jeff Herman's Guide to Book Publishers, Editors & Literary Agents 2017

Who They Are, What They Want, How to Win Them Over
Author: Jeff Herman
Publisher: New World Library
ISBN: 1608684040
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 672
View: 1776
Still the Best Guide for Getting Published If you want to get published, read this book! Comprehensive index lists dozens of subjects and categories to help you find the perfect publisher or agent. Jeff Herman’s Guide unmasks nonsense, clears confusion, and unlocks secret doorways to success for new and veteran writers! This highly respected resource is used by publishing insiders everywhere and has been read by millions all over the world. Jeff Herman’s Guide is the writer’s best friend. It reveals the names, interests, and contact information of thousands of agents and editors. It presents invaluable information about more than 350 publishers and imprints (including Canadian and university presses), lists independent book editors who can help you make your work more publisher-friendly, and helps you spot scams. Jeff Herman’s Guide unseals the truth about how to outsmart the gatekeepers, break through the barriers, and decipher the hidden codes to getting your book published. Countless writers have achieved their highest aspirations by following Herman’s outside-the-box strategies. If you want to reach the top of your game and transform rejections into contracts, you need this book!

    • Authorship

Writer's Guide to Book Editors, Publishers and Literary Agents, 2001-2002

Who They Are! What They Want! and How to Win Them Over!
Author: Jeff Herman
Publisher: Prima Lifestyles
ISBN: 9780761522164
Category: Authorship
Page: 917
View: 6865
The classic reference guide for book authors has been completely revised and updated with the names and specific areas of interest of thousands of editors at over 500 book publishing houses.

    • Reference

Writer's International Guide to Book Editors, Publishers, and Literary Agents

Make the Whole English-speaking Publishing World Yours
Author: Jeff Herman
Publisher: Prima Lifestyles
ISBN: 9780761514817
Category: Reference
Page: 442
View: 8831
Over the years, Prima's classic WRITER'S GUIDE series has helped thousands of writers just like you get their books published. Now for the first time, superagent Jeff Herman shows you how to publish your book throughout the English-speaking world. The "Writer's International Guide to Book Editors, Publishers, and Literary Agents opens up a borderless world of lucrative book markets in countries such as the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Africa, and more. With up-to-date listings of key book publishing insiders, this invaluable reference guide will get you past the slush pile and into the hands of the right people--on virtually every continent. Inside, you'll find detailed, country-by-country information on publishing houses and their editors, marketing suggestions, and insightful essays from top literary professionals. You'll also have right at your fingertips: - Complete profiles of international book publishers - Listings of international literary agents--including their track records - Insider tips on what sells overseas - Invaluable instructions on how to write query letters and proposals that will get you noticed - International trade show and literary organization information - Sample foreign rights agreements - And much more! "An indispensable international resource to and for the publishing industry."--Julie Castiglia, Castiglia Literary Agency "Finally, a book to make the world of publishing accessible to the international writer."--Peter Rubie, Perkins Associates Literary Agency About the Author /Jeff Herman is the owner of the Jeff Herman Literary Agency, one of New York's leading agencies for writers.Among his clients are the bestselling authors of the CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL series. He frequently speaks to writer's groups and writer's conferences on the topic of getting published.

    • Biography & Autobiography

Writer's guide to book editors, publishers, and literary agents 1999-2000


Author: Jeff Herman
Publisher: Prima Lifestyles
ISBN: 9780761513537
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 984
View: 9877
Over the years,Writer's Guide to Book Editors, Publishers, and Literary Agentshas helped thousands of writers just like you get their books published. With the best and most up-to-date listings of key book publishing insiders,Writer's Guidegets you past the reject piles and into the hands of the right people. Nowhere else will you find the detail, the insight, the depth. Nowhere else will you find the solid inside information. Writer's Guideis your key to book publishing success. It gets you inside. It gets you noticed. Your talent will do the rest. "Beats the pants offWriter's Market." —Michael Werner, coauthor ofDatabases for BusinessesandUsing Lotus 1-2-3 "This guide started my book publishing career." —Marcos McPeek Villatoro, author ofA Fire in the Earth, They Say That I Am Two, andWalking to La Milpa "The finest lead source that I've ever seen. A must buy for every writer, published or not!" —Derek Savage, author ofThe Second ComingandThe Dancer "Invaluable information, from query letter to book proposal. This book has made my dreams come true." —Eileen Oster, author ofThe Healing Mind "This book got my foot in the door." —Wynn Goldsmith, writer "A masterpiece. I have never found so much practical information in this type of book before." —Walter Lambert, author ofHealing the Trauma of Divorce "As a writer and literary agent, this book has been invaluable." —Mary N. Oluonye, O-Squared Literary Agency "Jeff Herman has crammed a generous helping of information and advice into this invaluable book." —Paul Nathan,Publishers Weekly "Writer's Guidehas eclipsed bothLiterary Market PlaceandWriter's Marketas a source of projects for our agency. At least a third of our sales last year came as a result of this book." —Michael Snell, Michael Snell Literary Agency About the Author /Jeff Hermanis founder of The Jeff Herman Literary Agency, one of New York's leading agencies for writers. He has sold hundreds of titles and represents dozens of top authors.

    • Publishers and publishing

Writer's Guide to Book Editors, Publishers, and Literary Agents


Author: Jeff Herman
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780761537359
Category: Publishers and publishing
Page: 912
View: 6816
A comprehensive directory for aspiring writers lists names, addresses, phone and fax numbers, e-mail addresses, and Web sites for hundreds of North American publishing figures and companies, along with helpful advice on the writing and publishing process. Original. 10,000 first printing.

    • Authors and publishers

Writer's Guide to Book Editors, Publishers, and Literary Agents, 1998-1999

Who They Are! What They Want! and How to Win Them Over!
Author: Jeff Herman
Publisher: Prima Lifestyles
ISBN: 9780761510123
Category: Authors and publishers
Page: 984
View: 1063
"A real find for the aspiring writer."--"The Associated Press "In-depth information."--"The Writer Who are they? What do they want? How do you win them over? Find the answers to these questions and more in the 1998-1999 edition of the "Writer's Guide to Book Editors, Publishers, and Literary Agents by Jeff Herman. Filled with "the information authors and aspiring authors need in order to avoid having a manuscript end up in the "slush pile," this comprehensive listing is organized in an easy-to-use format. It includes in-depth information about publishing houses and literary agents in the United States and Canada. The specifics include the names and addresses of editors and agents, what they're looking for, comission rates, and other key information. In addition, readers will discover the most common mistakes people make while attempting to solicit an agent (and how to avoid them) as well as numerous suggestions designed to increase the chances of getting representation. "Writer's Guide to Book Editors, Publishers, and Literary Agents also includes dozens of valuable essays giving readers insight and guidance into such topics as: - How to Write the Perfect Query Letter - The Knockout Nonfiction Book Proposal - How to Thrive After Signing a Publishing Contract - Mastering Ghostwriting and Collaboration - Free Versus Fee: The Issue of Literary Agency Fees About the Author "Jeff Herman is the founder of The Jeff Herman Literary Agency, a leading New York agency. He has sold hundreds of titles and represents dozens of top authors. Herman frequently speaks to writer's groups and at conferences on the topic of getting published.


    • Law

Kirsch's Guide to the Book Contract

For Authors, Publishers, Editors, and Agents
Author: Jonathan Kirsch
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780918226358
Category: Law
Page: 281
View: 5473
Kirsch's Guide to the Book Contract is a comprehensive clause by clause guide to the standard (and not so standard) book contract. Award winning attorney and author Jonathan Kirsch sweeps away the confusing verbiage and cuts to the key points. Kirsch's guide is an indispensable tool for every writer, publisher, editor and agent, whether novice or vet.

    • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES

Guide to Literary Agents 2018

The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published
Author: Cris Freese
Publisher: Writer's Digest Books
ISBN: 9781440352669
Category: LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
Page: 336
View: 9131
Provides profiles, contact information, and submission details for more than one thousand literary agents seeking clients, with tips on revisions, query letters, research, and preparing book proposals.

    • Reference

The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published

How to Write It, Sell It, and Market It . . . Successfully
Author: Arielle Eckstut,David Henry Sterry
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 0761163980
Category: Reference
Page: 544
View: 7032
Now updated for 2015! The best, most comprehensive guide for writers is now revised and updated, with new sections on ebooks, self-publishing, crowd-funding through Kickstarter, blogging, increasing visibility via online marketing, micropublishing, the power of social media and author websites, and more—making The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published more vital than ever for anyone who wants to mine that great idea and turn it into a successfully published book. Written by experts with twenty-five books between them as well as many years’ experience as a literary agent (Eckstut) and a book doctor (Sterry), this nuts-and-bolts guide demystifies every step of the publishing process: how to come up with a blockbuster title, create a selling proposal, find the right agent, understand a book contract, and develop marketing and publicity savvy. Includes interviews with hundreds of publishing insiders and authors, including Seth Godin, Neil Gaiman, Amy Bloom, Margaret Atwood, Leonard Lopate, plus agents, editors, and booksellers; sidebars featuring real-life publishing success stories; sample proposals, query letters, and an entirely updated resources and publishers directory.

    • Language Arts & Disciplines

Writer's and Illustrator's Guide to Children's Book Publishers and Agents

Who They Are! what They Want! and how to Win Them Over!
Author: Ellen R. Shapiro
Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)
ISBN: 9780761526865
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 545
View: 3185
The comprehensive and smartly written guide to finding an edge in the children's book market helps readers learn the most important skills and presentation tips they will need to excel in this very difficult market. Original. 10,000 first printing.

    • Reference

How to Get A Literary Agent


Author: Michael Larsen
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1402234031
Category: Reference
Page: 336
View: 5683
Written by a top literary agent who gives writers an insider's view of how to find and work with an agent throughout the process of getting published. Includes: -- How to know that you're ready for an agent -- 7 ways to find an agent -- Writing a cover letter that grabs attention -- What to do with an agent once you've got one -- What you can expect and what you'd better not hope for -- Making sure this is the right agent for you -- Congratulations, now you have an agent AND an editor -- How to avoid the 7 worst pitfalls for aspiring writers -- And much, much more. In today's highly competitive publishing industry, literary agents are more important than ever. Whether you write fiction or non-fiction, reference or children's books, here is everything you need to know about using an agent to launch and sustain your literary career.a

    • Language Arts & Disciplines

Jeff Herman's Guide to Book Publishers, Editors & Literary Agents

Who They Are, What They Want, How to Win Them Over
Author: Jeff Herman
Publisher: New World Library
ISBN: 1608683095
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 640
View: 6994
If you want to get published, read this book! Jeff Herman’s Guide unmasks nonsense, clears confusion, and unlocks secret doorways to success for new and veteran writers! This highly respected resource is used by publishing insiders everywhere and has been read by millions all over the world. Jeff Herman’s Guide is the writer’s best friend. It reveals the names, interests, and contact information of thousands of agents and editors. It presents invaluable information about more than 350 publishers and imprints (including Canadian and university presses), lists independent book editors who can help you make your work more publisher-friendly, and helps you spot scams. Jeff Herman’s Guide unseals the truth about how to outsmart the gatekeepers, break through the barriers, and decipher the hidden codes to getting your book published. Countless writers have achieved their highest aspirations by following Herman’s outside-the-box strategies. If you want to reach the top of your game and transform rejections into contracts, you need this book! Jeff Herman’s Guide will educate you, inspire you, and become your virtual entourage at every step along the exhilarating journey to publication. Ask anyone in the book business, and they will refer you to Jeff Herman’s Guide. NEW for 2015: Comprehensive index listing dozens of subjects and categories to help you find the perfect publisher or agent.

    • Language Arts & Disciplines

Get Your First Book Published

And Make it a Success
Author: Jason Shinder,Amy Holman,Jeff Herman
Publisher: Career PressInc
ISBN: 9781564144508
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 350
View: 1654
The official resource used by the AWP (Associated Writing Program) and the YMCA National Writers Voice offers first-time authors an arsenal of innovative tools, advice, stories, and a complete listing of resources to make their dreams a reality.

    • Language arts & disciplines

Guide to Literary Agents 2017

The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published
Author: Chuck Sambuchino
Publisher: Writer's Digest Books
ISBN: 9781440347764
Category: Language arts & disciplines
Page: 336
View: 4569
Includes "one-year access to the literary agent content at WritersMarket.com"--Cover.

Guide to Literary Agents 2019

The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published
Author: Robert Lee Brewer
Publisher: Writer's Digest Books
ISBN: 9781440354380
Category:
Page: 336
View: 3436
THE BEST RESOURCE AVAILABLE FOR FINDING A LITERARY AGENT No matter what you're writing--fiction or nonfiction, books for adults or children--you need a literary agent to get the best book deal possible from a traditional publisher. Guide to Literary Agents 2019 is your go-to resource for finding that literary agent and earning a contract from a reputable publisher. Along with listing information for more than 1,000 agents who represent writers and their books, the 28th edition of GLA includes: A one-year subscription to the literary agent content on WritersMarket.com. The key elements of a successful nonfiction book proposal. Informative articles on crafting the perfect synopsis and detailing what agents are looking for in the ideal client--written by actual literary agents. Plus, debut authors share their varied paths to finding success and their first book publications. +Includes exclusive access to the webinar "Land the Right Agent for Your Writing Career" by GLA and Writer's Market editor Robert Lee Brewer