Table of contents for The everything get published book / Meg Schneider and Barbara Doyen.

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Chapter 1: The Wide World of Publishing
The Internet
Commercial Opportunities
Chapter 2: Planning Your Career
Tools of the Trade
Setting Goals
Writing for Free
Getting Paid
Collecting Credentials
Image and Attitude
Establishing Your Reputation
The Rules of the Game
Chapter 3: Building a Platform
Conferences and Seminars
Speaking Engagements
Web Sites and Blogs
Honors and Awards
Becoming an Expert
Chapter 4: Finding Your Market
Matching Ideas and Audiences
Studying Potential Markets
Thinking like an Editor
Finding Voids
Establishing an Angle
Planning Ahead
Expanding Your Options
Chapter 5: Working with an Agent
Do You Need an Agent?
What an Agent Does
What to Look for in an Agent
Finding the Right Agent
Author-Agent Agreements
Building a Professional Relationship
Chapter 6: Magazine Markets
Types of Magazines
How Magazine Publishing Works
Spotting Break-In Opportunities
Studying the Publication
Studying the Readership
Submission Guidelines
Crafting Your Query
Accepting Assignments
Selling and Reselling
Working with the Editor
Chapter 7: Book Publishing
Types of Publishers
Behind the Scenes at a Publishing House
The Publishing Climate
Fiction Markets
Nonfiction Markets
Matching Ideas and Publishers
Chapter 8: Book Proposal Basics
Targeting Your Submission
Submitting Your Fiction
Submitting Your Nonfiction
Required Proposal Elements
Presenting Your Best
Common Mistakes
Chapter 9: Submission Protocol
Query First
Know the Guidelines
Cultivate Patience
Multiple Submissions
When the Answer Is Yes
When the Answer Is No
Chapter 10: Borrowing from Others
Giving Credit Where It¿s Due
Fair Use
Getting Permission
Borrowing from Yourself
Whose Idea Is It?
Owning Up
Chapter 11: Revising Your Submission
Serving the Client
Coping with Criticism
Common Nonfiction Criticisms
Common Fiction Criticisms
Refining Your Angle
Changing Your Focus
Broadening Your Appeal
Accepting the Challenge
Chapter 12: Reading the Contract
Types of Rights
What¿s for Sale?
Keeping Your Promises
Working for Hire
Getting Credit
Payment Arrangements
Chapter 13: Working with Your Editor
What an Editor Does
What to Expect from Your Editor
What Your Editor Expects from You
Solving Problems
The Editor¿s Colleagues
Beyond This Project
Chapter 14: Creating Buzz
What Others Will Do
What You Can Do
Starting Small
Using Your Platform
Accessing Your Network
Parlaying Coverage
Recognizing Opportunities
Chapter 15: Other Roads to Getting Published
Creating Your Own Publication
Marketing Your Product
Knowing What You¿re Paying For
Avoiding Scams
Chapter 16: Writing Full-Time
Great Expectations
Creating a Business Plan
Accessing Markets
Juggling Projects and Deadlines
Protecting Your Reputation
Measuring Your Rewards
Appendix A: Glossary of Terms
Appendix B: Sample Query Letters and Proposals
Appendix C: Book Publishers
Appendix D: Literary Agents

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Authorship -- Marketing.