Rejection, Romance & Royalties

Rejection, Romance & Royalties

The Wacky World of A Working Writer

Book - 2007
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Aspiring writers will learn the ins and outs of life as a full-time career novelist in this fresh and frank tell-all book from the perspective of one who knows. While most of these hopefuls will have no chance of becoming the next Stephen King, this book reveals that there is a real possibility for them to make a living from their writing if they put in the hard work, sweat, and tears. This guide covers the steps to getting published, getting paid, getting even, staying sane, and protecting one's talent in this business. It even points out that prospective writers may not get to start in the genre of their dreams.
Publisher: Lookout Mtn., Tenn. : Jefferson Press, 2007.
ISBN: 9780977808649
0977808645
Branch Call Number: 808.02 R434
Characteristics: 264 p. ; 22 cm.

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Apr 09, 2013

Painfully honest and very funny instructional on how to keep writing and how to get published. (Hint: don't give up. Ever.) I plan to reread once yearly for inspiration.

The book is culled from a series of journal articles. Hence, there is a little repetition (especially regarding epic fantasy novels The White Dragon and The Destroyer Goddess), but not so much that I won't readily forgive Ms. Resnick and/or her editor for not doing a little judicious trimming.

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