Bedford Public Library

The business of being a writer, Jane Friedman - alkaline paper

Table Of Contents
Can you make a living as a writer? -- The art of career building -- Generating leads, gaining exposure -- Pursuing an MFA or other graduate degree -- Trade book publishing -- Magazine publishing -- Online and digital media -- Literary publishing in the Twenty-First Century -- Book publishing: figuring out where your book fits -- Understanding literary agents -- Researching agents and publishers -- Book queries and synopses -- The nonfiction book proposal -- Working with your publisher -- Self-publishing -- Publishing short stories, personal essays, or poetry -- Traditional freelance writing -- Online writing and blogging -- Author platform -- Your online presence: websites, social media, and more -- Turning attention into sales -- The basics of book launches -- Starting a freelance career -- Freelance editing and related services -- Teaching and online education -- Contests, prizes, grants, fellowships -- Crowdfunding and donations -- Memberships, subscriptions, and paywalls -- Advertising and affiliate income -- Pursuing a publishing career -- Corporate media careers
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
313 pages, 24 cm.

Library Locations

  • Bedford Public Library

    3 Meetinghouse Road, Bedford, NH, 03110, US