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Writer's Digest Books (Firm)

Overview
Works: 185 works in 310 publications in 1 language and 19,285 library holdings
Genres: Directories  Handbooks and manuals  Periodicals  Illustrated works  Reference works  Dictionaries  Interviews  Serial publications 
Roles: Editor, Publisher
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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 1,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crafting novels & short stories : the complete guide to writing great fiction by Writer's Digest Books (Firm)( )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 998 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 complete handbook of novel writing : everything you need to know about creating & selling your work by Meg Leder( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[This book] provides an extraordinary gathering of fifty-eight best-selling authors and publishing insiders whose advice and experience will help you turn those ideas, notes, and half-finished manuscripts into a finely polished novel that's ready to sell"-- Back cover
Songwriter's market 2016 by Andrea Williams( )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 761 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
Guide to literary agents( )

in English and held by 738 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
Writer's digest university : a multimedia education in writing and publishing by Writer's Digest Books (Firm)( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Inside you’ll find comprehensive instruction, up-to-date market listings, a CD-ROM featuring recorded live webinars with industry professionals, an all-access pass to WritersMarket.com, and more. This one-stop resource contains: quick and comprehensive answers to common writing questions including: 'How do I write a successful novel?' and 'How do I know if self-publishing is right for me?'; instruction and examples for formatting and submitting fiction, nonfiction, articles, children’s writing, scripts, and verse; advanced instruction on business-related issues like marketing and publicity, using social media, freelancing for corporations, keeping finances in order, and setting the right price for your work; a detailed look at what agents want and how to get one that best fits your needs; market listings for publishers and agents open to unsolicited work and new writers, contests and awards, and conferences and workshops; a CD-ROM with recordings of 4 popular WD webinars: How Do I Get My Book Published?, How to Land a Literary Agent, How Writers Can Succeed in the Future of Digital Publishing, and Freelance Basics. More than four hours of content!; a scratch-off code that gives you a one-year subscription to WritersMarket.com and a discount on the Writer’s Digest University online course of your choice."--Publisher's description
Song : the world's best songwriters on creating the music that moves us( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 631 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
The Writer's Digest character naming sourcebook by Sherrilyn Kenyon( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 594 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
The Writer's essential desk reference( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers virtually every aspect of writing, from legal service and tax laws to how to get grants and self publish
2012 novel & short story writer's market( )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 525 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
Writer's Digest handbook of magazine article writing( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 504 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
Writer's market 2018 by Robert Lee Brewer( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Want to get published and paid for your writing? Let [this book] guide you with thousands of publishing opportunities-- including listings for book publishers, consumer and trade magazines, contests and awards, and literary agents. These listings feature contact and submission information so you can get started right away"--
2012 poet's market( )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 413 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
Writer's market 2017 by Robert Lee Brewer( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 396 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!"--
Writer's market 2016 by Robert Lee Brewer( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 385 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
The writer's complete fantasy reference : an indispensable compendium of myth and magic( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 375 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
Beginning writer's answer book by Kirk Polking( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 363 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
2015 Writer's Market by Robert Lee Brewer( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 352 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 Digest guide to query letters by Wendy Burt-Thomas( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 350 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."--Jacket
2013 writer's market( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most trusted guide to getting published. Includes sample query letters, pay rate chart, submission tracker and more
 
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Writer's Digest handbook of magazine article writing
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Song : the world's best songwriters on creating the music that moves usThe Writer's Digest character naming sourcebookThe Writer's essential desk reference2012 novel & short story writer's marketWriter's Digest handbook of magazine article writing2012 poet's marketThe writer's complete fantasy reference : an indispensable compendium of myth and magicBeginning writer's answer bookThe Writer's Digest guide to query letters
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Adams Media.

Adams Media an F+W Media Company.

F+W Media/Adams Media.

F+W Media Company.

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

F+W Media/North Light Books.

F+W Media/ Writer's Digest Books.

North Light Books.

North Light Books, an imprint of F+W Media.

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

Writer's Digest.

Writer's Digest Books.

Languages
English (77)