- Paperback: 656 pages
- Publisher: Writer's Digest Books; 28 edition (August 20, 2009)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1582975817
- ISBN-13: 978-1582975818
- Product Dimensions: 7 x 1.2 x 9.1 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars See all reviews (18 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,766,480 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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2010 Novel & Short Story Writer's Market 28th Edition
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Top Customer Reviews
Continuing the trend, in coordinate sections on opposing pages from each other, certain heads
Use Certain Capitalization Styles
Use other capitalization styles
Heading styles are mixed even within a single section on a single page. The genres portion of the book is a good example of this. Check out the end of it: romance (one cap style for heads), fantasy, sci-fi (another cap style), and horror (both cap style uses in coordinate heads on the same page).
Did a proofreader even look at this?
Worse yet, just after I consoled myself that no matter the incompetence of the copyeditor, compositor, and proofreader, the content was the same essential stuff, I found an error. Not only an error, but a flat contradiction. I can't recall the entry name - it made me so mad I put the book away and haven't looked at it again since I got it - but I remember the error, clear as when I read it. This particular publisher's entry listed genre works the publisher is not now accepting. Among these was horror. In the next sentence, the publisher was quoted as needing certain genres of work - among them horror.Read more ›
It's extremely detailed and always a good buy for anyone hoping to get published. Don't be intimidated about getting into the writing world! Simply buy a Writer's Market (something Stephen King highly suggests in his book "On Writing") and get to work! The more you publish, the more valuable you are to an agent who will get your work into larger publication! It's never too late to get published!
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
Bought this for my brother and 2 years later he's a published author, so I guess it works! Also got him the Writer's Market Deluxe Edition.Published on November 26, 2013 by Mom of 3
A must for every writer, it is the only book for writers who are looking to get published. I highly recommend it.Published on March 7, 2013 by JenMcMur
Helpful for would be writers .But the real question is whether the agents or publishers will respond. Buyer beware on some of the small publishing firms.Published on October 19, 2012 by honest Abe
Book came in excellent condition. Resources aplenty. If some are outdated, so what...move on. There are enough contacts to choose from.Published on December 8, 2010 by Crystal Blue
I have never before vied for publication and am totally new to the conventions of the publishing market. Read morePublished on November 15, 2010 by Weak and Weary
This book is excellent. It has a list of publishers, magazines and agents. It also provides a description of the type of writing each company is looking for and how to submit... Read morePublished on March 16, 2010 by Leslie