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"Poets & Writers Magazine Presents the one book that every writer needs on the journey from the writing studio to publication. The Practical Writer is filled with information to help emerging writers make intelligent choices and professional decisions at every stage of their careers. Comprising articles from the magazine as well as specially commissioned pieces, and filled with the insights and expertise of authors and other publishing insiders, it covers a range of topics."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved


Poets & Writers Magazinepresents the one book that every writer needs on the journey from the writing studio to publication. An essential volume from an organization renowned for providing reliable advice, The Practical Writeris filled with valuable information that will help emerging writers make intelligent choices and professional decisions at every stage of their careers. Filled with the insights and expertise of authors and other publishing insiders, it covers a range of topics: revising a manuscript, choosing a title, applying for grants, conducting research, evaluating an agent, understanding contracts, working with an editor, finding a literary community, promoting a book, and much more. With The Practical Writer, writers will know how to make the most of every aspect of their journey.