For the hundreds of thousands who buy writersa guides every year, at last thereas one that tells the ugly truth: writers who canat get published are usually making a lot of mistakes. This honest, often funny, book shows them how to identify their own missteps, stop listening to bad advice, and get to work. Drawing on his experience as founding editor of MacAdam/Cage, Pat Walsh gives writers what they needaspecific, straightforward feedback to help them overcome bad habits and bad luck. He avoids the optimistic, sometimes misleading directions often found in publishing how-to books and presents the industry as it is, warts and all. Here is the first guide that tells writers just what the odds against them are and gives them practical tips for evening them.We all know the tales of books that come from seemingly nowhere to dominate the bestseller lists, making the authors overnight millionaires and guaranteeing them a full-time writing career for life. Every writer has a little dream or a big hope ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||78 Reasons Why Your Book May Never Be Published and 14 Reasons Why It Just Might|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2005-06-07|