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- Flying starts: New faces of 1989. Coffey, M.; Donahue, R. // Publishers Weekly;12/22/1989, Vol. 236 Issue 25, p26
Profiles eleven authors and artists who had their first books published this year, including A.M. Homes, Brian Pinkney, and Francesca Lia Block. Beginner's luck, dreams, determination and self-discovery.
- Writing for publication. Henson, Kenneth T. // Phi Delta Kappan;Jun97, Vol. 78 Issue 10, p781
Opinion. Offers advise on how writer's can improve their publishing success. Ignoring less widely circulated journals as one of the most common mistakes made by writers; Acceptance rates of journals surveyed by the author; The journal's refereed status as an attractive characteristic;...
- 7 teachers win $3.2 million settlement in suit against publishers. Diegmueller, Karen // Education Week;3/29/95, Vol. 14 Issue 27, p11
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- When you query an agent. Doyer, B.J. // Writer (Kalmbach Publishing Co.);Feb90, Vol. 103 Issue 2, p24
Describes two rules for getting a literary agent interested in one's work, summarizes ten query letter pointers, and two post query letter pointers, and tells what agents look for in a query letter.
- Successful research and writing for publication in The Journal of Humanistic Education and... McGowan, A. Scott // Journal of Humanistic Education & Development;Sep97, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p3
Presents information on strategies and guidelines which can be implemented by persons to enhance their chance of successful publication. Example of the frustration that a writers go through while trying to get their work published; Listing of several guidelines on can follow; What type of...
- Agreements between authors and publishers. Nordemann, Wilhelm // Publishing Research Quarterly;Summer92, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p38
Discusses the variation in the degree to which agreements between authors and publishers are left to free negotiation from country to country. Benefits of European economic unity; Requirements for rules on publishing contracts; Ways in which exploit authors' works.
- Of cultures and compromises: Publishers, textbooks, and the academy. Heilenman, L. Kathy // Publishing Research Quarterly;Summer93, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p55
Examines the relationship between professors as textbook authors and publishing houses as textbook producers. Changes in the climate of universities and in the structure of publishing houses; Suggestions for restructuring the relationship; Encouragement of the production of innovative textbooks.
- Rights. Nathan, Paul // Publishers Weekly;9/2/1996, Vol. 243 Issue 36, p21
Presents briefs about authors and publishers, as of September 9, 1996. Developments regarding the book about downsizing called `Executive Blues,' by G.J. Meyer; Optioning by Miramax Pictures of `Rose,' by Martin Cruz Smith; Plan to turn David Hajdu's biography of Duke Ellington, `Lush Life: A...
- Behind the bestsellers. Maryles, Daisy; Donahue, Dick // Publishers Weekly;12/1/1997, Vol. 244 Issue 49, p16
Presents news briefs related to authors and publishing for the week of December 1, 1997. The release of the book `The Dark Side of Camelot' by Little, Brown; The release of the book `Power Plays: Politika,' by Tom Clancy; The success of Diana Gabaldon's fourth novel in her bestselling...