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Writer's Digest Books (Firm)

Overview
Works: 143 works in 225 publications in 1 language and 18,393 library holdings
Genres: Directories  Handbooks and manuals  Illustrated works  Periodicals  Reference works  Dictionaries  Interviews 
Roles: Publisher, Editor, Author
Classifications: PN161, 808.02
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Writer's Digest Books (Firm)
 
Most widely held works by Writer's Digest Books (Firm)
Children's writer's & illustrator's market( )

in English and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide to literary agents( )

in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lists addresses, telephone numbers, specialties, recent sales, commissions, terms, and submission tips for hundreds of agents located in the United States and Canada
The Writer's essential desk reference( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers virtually every aspect of writing, from legal service and tax laws to how to get grants and self publish
The complete handbook of novel writing : everything you need to know about creating & selling your work by Meg Leder( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Writer's Digest character naming sourcebook by Sherrilyn Kenyon( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lists more than 20,000 first and last names and their meanings, and includes advice on choosing appropriate names for specific genres
Writer's Digest handbook of magazine article writing( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This comprehensive, practical, how-to guide answers all of your questions about writing for magazines. In this all-new second edition of a best-selling classic, today's most successful freelance writers, including Robert Bly, Linda Formichelli, Kelly James-Enger, Jenna Glatzer, and others, provide up-to-date information on e-querying, writing for digital media, knowing your e-rights, and the core topics of magazine article writing."--Jacket
2015 Writer's Market( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features up-to-date listings of publications, editors, magazines, contests, awards, and literary agents, along with articles that describe how to find, manage, and promote an author's work
The writer's complete fantasy reference : an indispensable compendium of myth and magic( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This reference book provides A-to-Z coverage of the realm of the fantastic, offering writers of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and historical fiction vivid and detailed descriptions of the legendary humans, animals, societies, and religions that make the genre exciting and imaginative
Writer's market 2016( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book will guide you through the process of getting published and paid for your writing with thousands of publishing opportunities for writers, including listings for book publishers, consumer and trade magazines, contests and awards, and literay agents. This listings feature contace and submission informatin to help writers get their work published. Features up-to-date listings of publications, editors, magazines, contests, awards, and literary agents, along with articles that describe how to find, manage, and promote an author's work
Beginning writer's answer book by Kirk Polking( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An answer book for questions pertaining to publishing a book or magazine article, such as how to get started, understanding the publishers' lingo, finding ideas, knowing legal requirements, learing how to research a topic, conduct an interview, deal with literary agents, and discerning tax deductions
Song : the world's best songwriters on creating the music that moves us( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of interviews in which one hundred of the biggest names in music share their wisdom and offer advice on how to create music that appeals to listeners
2013 writer's market( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most trusted guide to getting published. Includes sample query letters, pay rate chart, submission tracker and more
Writer's market 2017 by Robert Lee Brewer( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Want to get published and paid for your writing? Let Writer's Market 2017 guide you through the process with thousands of publishing opportunities for writers, including listings for book publishers, consumer and trade magazines, contests and awards, and literary agents. These listings feature contact and submission information to help writers get their work published. Beyond the listings, you'll find all-new material devoted to the business and promotion of writing. Discover the secrets to writing better queries and selling more articles, tips for a great conference experience, and insight into developing an effective author brand. Plus, you'll learn how to write and curate content to grow your audience, connect with book clubs, and make promotions and publicity work for you. This edition includes the ever-popular pay-rate chart and book publisher subject index, too!" --
The Writer's Digest guide to query letters by Wendy Burt-Thomas( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this book, professional freelance writer and magazine editor Wendy Burt-Thomas shares practical advice on how to craft persuasive letters that connect with editors and agents and ultimately generate sales for you. Complete with dozens of sample-queries - some that landed article assignments, agents or book deals, and others that never stood a chance - this book offers you a comprehensive strategy for presenting your writing ideas in a way that will increase your chances of publication."--book jacket
Crafting novels & short stories : the complete guide to writing great fiction by Writer's Digest Books (Firm)( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'This comprehensive book on the art of novel and short story writing is packed with advice and instruction from best-selling authors and writing experts like Nancy Kress, Elizabeth Sims, Hallie Ephron, N.M. Kelby, Heather Sellers, and Donald Maass, plus a foreword by James Scott Bell. You'll learn invaluable skills for mastering every area of the craft: Define and refine your characters. Make your plot and conflict high-energy and intense. Hone your story's point of view. Create a rich setting and backstory Craft dialogue that rings true. Select the right words and descriptions throughout your story. Revise your story to perfection. Throughout you'll find supplemental sections that cover special topics like getting started, beating writer's block, researching your work, and getting published. They'll help you integrate your skills into a balanced, productive, and fulfilling career"--The publisher
The Writer's Digest guide to science fiction & fantasy by Orson Scott Card( Book )

9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Craft an otherworldly experience for your readers!Do you dream of writing tales that pull readers into extraordinary realms? The Writer's Digest Guide to Science Fiction & Fantasy gives you everything you need to build a fantastic world, inhabit it with original and believable characters, and create an authentic and enthralling story. Two complete books in one, this comprehensive guide includes invaluable and timeless advice for writing and selling speculative fiction from best-selling author Orson Scott Card's How to Write Science Fiction & Fantasy, as well as world-building information and in
2012 poet's market( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes hundreds of publishing opportunities specifically for poets, including poetry publications, book/chapbook publishers, contests, and more. These listings include contact information, submission preferences, insider tips on what specific editors want, and payment information. This edition is packed with all-new editorial material devoted to the craft, business, and promotion of poetry
2012 novel & short story writer's market( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This edition is better than ever before. In addition to more than 1,000 market listings, readers will find more than 200 pages of content devoted to story arcs, flash fiction, beating writer's block and dealing with rejection making up nearly 30% of the entire book without the loss of a single market! Readers will also gain access to an exclusive downloadable webinar that explores the new opportunities in fiction publishing, including publishing direct to eBook and more
Songwriter's market( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides hundreds of market listings, including music publishers, record companies and producers, as well as key advice on how to market work for future sales; online resources, and interviews with songwriters
Writer's digest university : a multimedia education in writing and publishing by Writer's Digest Books (Firm)( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in Undetermined and English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Writer's Digest handbook of magazine article writing
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Adams Media.

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F+W Media/Adams Media.

F+W Media Company.

F+W Media (Firm). Writer's Digest Books (Firm)

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Writer’s Digest Books, an imprint of F+W Media Inc.

Writer's Digest.

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English (66)

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The complete handbook of novel writing : everything you need to know about creating & selling your workThe Writer's Digest character naming sourcebookWriter's Digest handbook of magazine article writingThe writer's complete fantasy reference : an indispensable compendium of myth and magicBeginning writer's answer bookSong : the world's best songwriters on creating the music that moves usThe Writer's Digest guide to query lettersThe Writer's Digest guide to science fiction & fantasy