What does it take to go from unknown hopeful to published author?
&break;&break;Writing is a lonely occupation where rejection is the norm, and learning about the early hardships of today's best-selling authors can provide vital reassurance (and comic relief) to aspiring authors. These compelling stories of perseverance and publication will nurture your dreams until you succeed. Inside you'll find:
- How more than eighty authors launched a successful career–in their own words. Many of these stories appear in this book for the very first time, while others are famous and have been passed down as literary legend.&break;
- Ten "absolute" rules to follow for publishing success, gleaned from an analysis of more than fifty "how to get published" books. &break;
- Inspiration and instruction that will help you realize your publishing dreams.
&break;&break;How I Got Published
focuses on the scary and exciting time when writers are poised to jump before they discover if they can fly–the days when a writer has nothing but a manuscript or an idea or a story, and a desire to get it published.
&break;&break;Everybody loves a success story, and this book will leave you feeling energized and upbeat about finding your way. For resources, updates, and news visit: www.HowIGotPublished.com.
&break;Clive Cussler, Gayle Lynds, David Brin, J.A. Jance, F. Paul Wilson, Sue Ann Jaffarian, Christopher Moore, Gillian Roberts, Greg Bear, John Lescroart, Marian Keyes, David Morrell, M.J. Rose, Stephen White, Karen Rose Smith, Stephen Coonts, and dozens of others.