Springs Writers provides a FREE conference-quality workshop the first Monday of each month (except December, July & August) from 6:00–7:45 pm, Woodmen/Academy Hobby Lobby Classroom Room [against back wall behind "Employee Only" double doors], 6950 North Academy, Colorado Springs, 80918

Monday, November 10, 2008

Free E-Book for Fiction Writers

"Packed full of fine analysis, solid advice, and thoughtful reflection on the state of contemporary publishing. It's further distinguished by more common sense than any book of its type that I have ever read. A treasure." — Dean Koontz, author of Intensity

The Donald Maass Literary Agency (DMLA) in New York City is a literary agency for professional novelists. Author of Writing the Breakout Novel: Winning Advice from a Top Agent and His Bestselling Client,
Donald Maass's pioneering work and writing about the development of fiction careers has made DMLA a leading agency for fiction writers. His agency represents more than 100 novelists and sells more than 100 novels every year to leading publishers in the U.S. and overseas.

Maass is offering the FREE 268 page e-book, The Career Novelist: A Literary Agent Offers Strategies for Success. He writes about—

Chapter 1: The Dream

Chapter 2: The Reality

Chapter 3: Pitching Errors

Chapter 4: Choosing an Agent

Chapter 5: More on Choosing an Agent

Chapter 6: The Marketing Game: How I Sell Novels

Chapter 7: Strategy Session I: Breaking In

Chapter 8: A Tour of the Genres

Chapter 9: Crossover Novels

Chapter 10: Numbers, Numbers, Numbers

Chapter 11: Self-Promotion or Self-Delusion?

Chapter 12: Strategy Session II: Midcareer Damage Control

Chapter 13: The Bottom Line: Storytelling

Chapter 14: Collaborations

Chapter 15: Packagers and Work-for-Hire

Chapter 16: contracts and Income

Chapter 17: Electronic Rights: Power Source or Static

Chapter 18: Strategy Session III: Managing Success

Chapter 19: Staying Alive in the Land of the Giants

Chapter 20: The Economy and Publishing

Ed Gorman, Mystery Scene, says this e-book is "...an indispensable volume for all libraries, and for anyone interested in learning about the world of publishing."

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