You Should Really Write a Book: How to Write, Sell, and Market Your Memoir

You Should Really Write a Book: How to Write, Sell, and Market Your Memoir

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Paperback, St Martins Pr, 2012, ISBN13 9780312609344, ISBN10 0312609345
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YOU SHOULD REALLY WRITE A BOOK

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YOU SHOULD REALLY WRITE A BOOK

Even if you don't happen to be a celebrity, this book will teach you methods for striking publishing gold--conceptualizing, selling, and marketing a memoir--while dealing with the complicated emotions that arise during the creation of your work.
If you've ever been told that "You should really write a book" and you've decided to give it a try, this book is for you. It hones in on the three key measures necessary for aspiring authors to conceptualize, sell, and market their memoirs. Written especially for those who don't happen to be celebrities" You Should Really Write a Book" reveals why and how so many relatively unknown memoirists are making a name for themselves.
With references to more than four hundred books and six memoir categories, this is essential reading for anyone wanting to write a commercially viable memoir in today's vastly changing publishing industry. The days are long gone when editors and agents were willing to take on a manuscript simply because it was based on a "good" idea or even because it was well written. With eyes focused on the bottom line, they now look for skilled and creative authors with an established audience, too.
Brooks and Richardson use the latest social networking, marketing, and promotional trends and explain how to conceptualize and strategize campaigns that cause buzz, dramatically fueling word-of-mouth and attracting attention in the publishing world and beyond. Full of current examples and in-depth analysis, this guide explains what sells and why, teaches writers to think like publishers, and offers guidance on dealing with complicated emotions--essential tools for maximizing memoir success.

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Book Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 290
Original Languages: English
Author: Brooks, Regina ,  Richardson, Brenda Lane
Publisher: St Martins Pr
ISBN-13: 9780312609344
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 5.25 x 8.50 x 1.00 Inches
ISBN-10: 0312609345
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