Thinking Like Your Editor
How to Write Great Serious Nonfiction and Get it Published
Normal Price: $83.64
Your Price: $75.28 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $8.36! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $3.76 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Thinking Like Your Editor by Susan Rabiner
Book DescriptionOver 50,000 books are published in America each year, the vast majority nonfiction. Even so, many writers are stymied in getting their books published, never mind gaining significant attention for their ideas-and substantial sales. This is the book editors have been recommending to would-be authors. Filled with trade secrets, Thinking Like Your Editor explains: * why every proposal should ask and answer five key questions; * how to tailor academic writing to a general reader, without losing ideas or dumbing down your work; * how to write a proposal that editors cannot ignore; * why the most important chapter is your introduction; * why "simple structure, complex ideas" is the mantra for creating serious nonfiction; * why smart nonfiction editors regularly reject great writing but find new arguments irresistible. Whatever the topic, from history to business, science to philosophy, law, or gender studies, this book is vital to every serious nonfiction writer.
Buy Thinking Like Your Editor book by Susan Rabiner from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780393038927
(244mm x 165mm x 28mm)
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 27-Mar-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Susan Rabiner
Thinking Like Your Editor, Paperback (March 2005)» View all books by Susan Rabiner
Distilled wisdom from two publishing pros for every serious nonfiction author in search of big commercial success.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Thinking Like Your Editor book by Susan Rabiner and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Susan Rabiner
Susan Rabiner is the former editorial director of Basic Books. She was a senior editor at Oxford University Press and Pantheon Books. Alfred Fortunato is a freelance editor and writer.
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687