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Mastering the Business of Writing: A Leading Literary Agent Reveals the Secrets of Success by [Richard Curtis]

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Curtis does a commendable job here, delving into the many facets of what agents do, and what the author needs to know about the entire business -- The National Writers Association

Even established writers will learn a few things about the book business -- Freelance Writer's Report

Insightful and entertaining. . . . Mastering the Business of Writing is an unusual and candid insider's perceptive insights on the business of being a writer -- The Midwest Book Review

Provides a practical business approach to handling the financial details of writing. Everything from approaching bookstore chain buyers to copyright issues is covered in this practical guide. A must for any seeking a professional writing career -- Reviewer's Bookwatch --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

Richard Curtis has been a successful literary agent for more than thirty years and is former President of the Association of Author's Representatives. Currently the President of the Richard Curtis Literary Agency in New York, he is the author of How to Be Your Own Literary Agent and This Business of Publishing (Allworth Press), and a frequent writer about publishing whose articles have appeared in Publishers Weekly and other major magazines. He lives in New York City. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B00J84KRJS
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Open Road Media (April 1, 2014)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ April 1, 2014
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 1634 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 256 pages
  • Lending ‏ : ‎ Enabled
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