A Writer's Guide to Nonfiction: A Clear, Practical Reference for All Writers

A Writer's Guide to Nonfiction: A Clear, Practical Reference for All Writers
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Pages:
240
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ISBN13:
9780399528675
Goodreads Rating:
3.93
Published:
March 4th 2003 by Tarcherperigee
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ISBN10:
0399528679

A WRITER'S COMPASSDirection for your writing careerDon't get lost on the publishing path.

Just forge ahead with the Writer's Compass. Drawing on decades of professional experience as an author, editor, writing instructor, mentor, and marketing consultant, Elizabeth Lyon helps you navigate the art and craft of writing--with clear, easy-to-follow directions: NORTH Getting Your BearingsUnderstand your purpose and your audience; learn to refine your ideas, select effective titles, and find the best method of organization for any piece SOUTH TroubleshootingUse checklists and guidelines to spot weaknesses and problems in leads, organization, conclusions, and style--and find out how to correct them EAST Learning to MarketMap a successful cover letter, query letter, or proposal, and discover a four-step process to facilitate publication and sales WEST Refining Your VisionBrainstorm to gain perspective on your writing--and how it fits with your values, goals, and dreams