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Lin

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Books on Publishing - recommended reading
« on: March 17, 2006, 12:35:48 PM »
I loved this book: member contribution

'The insider's guide to getting your book published' by Rachael Stock
White Ladder Press, 2005
isbn 0954821955

I read about this in Writers' News and I got through my copy in three days. It is also endorsed by Jilly Cooper.

Here's a link to the publisher's page: http://www.whiteladderpress.com/pages/cart/product.asp?ProductID=78
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Lin

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Re: Books on Publishing - recommended reading
« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2006, 09:27:45 AM »
Hi all,
I liked the Teach Yourself books "Writing a Novel" by Nigel Watts ISBN 0-340-86762-0;  "Writing for Children" by Allan Frewin Jones & Lesley Pollinger ISBN 0-340-86763-9; "Creative Writing" by Dianne Doubtfire ISBN 0-340-85039-6.
"Writing the Short Story" by Roy Lomax ISBN 0 906486 13 0; "Writing Articles that sell" by G. J. Matson ISBN 0 906486 01 7; "Writing for Cash" by Jon Atkinson and Beryl Sandwell ISBN   906486 00 9.
"Solutions for Writers" Practical Craft Techniques for Fiction and Non-Fiction by Sol Stein ISBN 0-285-63444-5.
I have lots more on my bookshelves if you need them.
I have a copy of that Stephen King one - it is brilliant.
Greeneyes

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Re: Books on Publishing - recommended reading
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2006, 12:39:17 PM »
there are many books, resources, and articles at www.publishers.org - the official industry organization covering USA pub industry.

there are penty of .pdf resources, statistics,and general links there.  i think this would be most useful if you are in business, or perhaps starting a small press in the usa. 

if you know of a similar site/resource for the pub industry in the uk, please post.

cheers.
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