The Christian Writers Market Guide 2019 is the most comprehensive and highly recommended resource on the market for finding an agent, an editor, a publisher, a publicist, a writing coach, or a place to sell whatever you are writing. Wherever you are on the writing spectrum - from beginner to seasoned professional - the Guide will help you find what you are looking for. Over 1,000 listings including more than 200 book publishers, 150 periodical publishers, 40 agents, 200 freelance editors and designers, and much more.
An essential tool for writers, editors, proofreaders, designers, copywriters, production managers, and marketers too.The Christian Writer’s Manual of Style is an essential tool not only for writers of religious materials, but for their editors, proofreaders, designers, copywriters, production managers, and even marketers. Rather than simply repeating style information commonly available in standard references, this newly updated and expanded edition includes points of grammar, punctuation, usage, book production and design, and written style that are often overlooked in other manuals. It focuses on information relating to the unique needs and demands of religious publications, such as discussions on how to correctly quote the Bible, how to capitalize and use common religious terms, and how to abbreviate the books of the Bible and other religious words. Also included are rarely found items such as:• an author’s guide to obtaining permissions• guidelines for using American, British, and Mid-Atlantic styles• discussions of inclusive language, profanity, and ethnic sensitivities• discussions of Internet and computer-related language style• a list of problem words• style issues regarding words from major world religions• a discussion of handling brand names in text• a list of common interjections• issues of type design, paper, copy-fitThis edition has been completely updated since the 1988 edition and contains more than twice as much information as the previous edition. This is the most detailed and comprehensive guide of its kind.
For more than 25 years, The Christian Writer’s Market Guide has been the most comprehensive and highly recommended resource available for Christian writers, agents, editors, publishers, publicists, and writing teachers. Wherever an author is at on the spectrum of writing—from beginner to seasoned professional—this book will help them find what they are looking for. This is the must-have tool for getting noticed and published and the ultimate reference tool for the aspiring Christian writer. Detailed listings for more than 180 book publishers, subsidy publishers, and self-publishers Detailed listings for more than 170 periodicals by category with rates of pay Detailed listings for literary agencies, writing contests, conferences, workshops, editorial services, and writers’ groups Extensive information on electronic and print-on-demand publishing 100 bonus pages filled with a wealth of how-to information, ideas, and tips
"The 2017 Christian Writers Market Guide is the most comprehensive and highly recommended resource on the market for finding an agent, an editor, a publisher, a publicist, a writing coach, or a place to sell whatever you are writing. Wherever you are on the spectrum of writing - from beginner to seasoned professional - the Guide will help you find what you are looking for. Over 1,000 listings including more than 200 book publishers, 150 periodical publishers, 200 writers conferences and writers groups, 40 literary agencies, 200 freelance editors and designers, and much more!"--Back cover.
THE BEST RESOURCE AVAILABLE FOR FINDING A LITERARY AGENT No matter what you're writing--fiction or nonfiction, books for adults or children--you need a literary agent to get the best book deal possible from a traditional publisher. Guide to Literary Agents 2019 is your go-to resource for finding that literary agent and earning a contract from a reputable publisher. Along with listing information for more than 1,000 agents who represent writers and their books, the 28th edition of GLA includes: A one-year subscription to the literary agent content on WritersMarket.com. The key elements of a successful nonfiction book proposal. Informative articles on crafting the perfect synopsis and detailing what agents are looking for in the ideal client--written by actual literary agents. Plus, debut authors share their varied paths to finding success and their first book publications. +Includes exclusive access to the webinar "Land the Right Agent for Your Writing Career" by GLA and Writer's Market editor Robert Lee Brewer
Everything You Need to Know to Write, Publish, Promote and Sell Your Own Book
Author: Marilyn Ross,Sue Collier
Publisher: Writer's Digest Books
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Take Control of Your Destiny! Bottom line: You want to get published. You want to control the future of your manuscript and your writing career. Best-selling author Marilyn Ross and publishing expert Sue Collier show you how to make your own success - whether you're a published author, entrepreneur, corporation, professional, or absolute newcomer to writing. In this expanded and completely revised 5th edition of the "bible" of self-publishing (over 100,000 copies sold), they empower you to publish your own work with minimal risk and maximum profits. You'll find: Complete step-by-step guidance on publishing and marketing a book Ways to leverage social media marketing to build your platform and make yourself stand out from the crowd A thorough explanation of the difference between POD self-publishing, subsidy publishing, and true self-publishing - and how to decide which is the best option for you Practical advice on making the decision between offset printing and print-on-demand How to leverage the Internet to create "buzz" and promote your book with killer PR The latest information on e-publishing A detailed marketing plan and timetable to keep you on track Proven marketing strategies to get free publicity, reach nontraditional buyers, and sell books Information-packed appendices with marketing contacts, organizations, and vendors, complete with names, addresses, and websites Valuable case studies and examples of how other publishers excel An in-depth discussion of exclusive distributors, plus coverage of the most recent changes in bookstores and the book-selling industry Thirty-one creative ideas for generating capital to launch your publishing company The Complete Guide to Self-Publishing is the one book you need to take control of your writing career. Read it. Believe it. Do it. Your future depends on it.
THE MOST TRUSTED GUIDE TO THE WORLD OF CHILDREN'S PUBLISHING If you're a writer or an illustrator for young readers and your goal is to get published, Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market 2019 is the resource you need. The 31st edition of CWIM is the definitive and trusted guide for anyone who seeks to write or illustrate for kids and young adults. In this book, you'll find more than 500 listings for children's book markets, including publishers, literary agents, magazines, contests, and more. These listings include a point of contact, how to properly submit your work, and what categories each market accepts. This edition also features: Interviews with accomplished authors, such as Melissa de la Cruz, Leigh Bardugo, E. Lockhart, and more. More than a dozen debut authors of picture books, middle-grade fiction, and young adult fiction explain their personal paths to success and publication. Advice on how to navigate social media, blogging, and more to enhance your chances at writing success. A one-year subscription to the children's publishing content on WritersMarket.com (NOTE: the subscription comes with the print version ONLY). +Includes exclusive access to the webinar "Creating Characters You Can't Forget" from bestselling author Debbie Dadey
A Step in the Write Direction by longtime writer and multi-published author Donna Clark Goodrich offers practical information and encouragement to Christian writers at any stage of their career/ministry. Drawing on her vast experience via many years in the industry, Goodrich answers the questions writers haven't even thought to ask yet-and in a way they can easily apply them in their own lives. This is a book that should earn a front-row spot on all writers' shelves, and one writers will want to recommend to others in the profession.
THE BEST RESOURCE FOR GETTING YOUR FICTION PUBLISHED Novel & Short Story Writer's Market 2019 is the only resource you need to get your short stories, novellas, and novels published. The 38th edition of NSSWM features hundreds of updated listings for book publishers, literary agents, fiction publications, contests, and more. Each listing includes contact information, submission guidelines, and other essential tips. Novel & Short Story Writer's Market also offers valuable advice to elevate your fiction: Break down the anatomy of a great short story. Learn how to create an antagonistic setting and incorporate conflict into your fiction. Discover the important elements of complexity and how to use those elements to develop your story. Gain insight from best-selling and award-winning authors, including George Saunders, Kristin Hannah, Roxane Gay, and more. You will also receive a one-year subscription to WritersMarket.com's searchable online database of fiction publishers. + Includes access to the webinar "Pillars of Perfect Structure" hosted by bestselling author James Scott Bell
The 2019 American Casino Guide provides casino-goers with money-saving, detailed information that can be helpful for both seasoned casino veterans, as well as first-time casino visitors. Anyone who is looking to learn more about gambling, or simply planning a gambling-related vacation, will find the book to be extremely helpful. The guide provides detailed information on more than 750 casino/resorts, riverboats and Indian casinos in 41 states, including room rates, buffet prices, casino games offered and any special features. The book also has maps of all casino locations, plus detailed information on the best strategies for playing the major casino games such as blackjack, craps, roulette, baccarat, slots and video poker. For extra savings, the book also contains more than 200 casino/travel coupons valued at more than $1,000. Offers for FREE: rooms, meals shows, drinks, gambling bonuses and more! There are also of tips on how to always get the most value for your money by taking advantage of casino promotions and slot clubs. The book also discloses the actual slot machine payback percentages for every state's casinos. And, for RV travelers, the Guide notes which casinos have RV parks and whether or not the casino will allow an RV to park overnight for free in the parking lot. A must for anyone planning a visit to a casino!
The Poet's Market 2019 provides how-to material on preparing and submitting manuscripts, identifying markets, relating to editors, and other solid information that makes the book an ideal beginner's resource as well as advanced marketing guide. Catch up on the latest developments in poetry writing and publishing through articles on the business and promotion of poetry.
Provides profiles, contact information, and submission details for more than one thousand literary agents seeking clients, with tips on revisions, query letters, research, and preparing book proposals.
The Official ACT Prep Guide 2018 and ACT Online Prep have been combined to make the most comprehensive guide written by the makers of the ACT: The Official ACT Prep Pack. ACT Online Prep is an adaptive computer-based learning program, which means it will adjust to your learning curve and provide you a customized study plan based on your performance and the amount of time you have before test day! An access card within the book provides your unique access code along with instructions on how to start using ACT Online Prep. Once you register, you will have access to ACT Online Prep for 6-months. The Official ACT Prep Pack is a powerful tool providing you: The Official ACT Guide 2018 bestselling book 6-months access to ACT Online Prep 5 genuine full-length practice tests (three in current book and two online) Optional Writing tests 2,400+ additional online practice questions Free mobile app for on-the-go learning Game center to further test knowledge Flashcards customized for individual review needs Custom or standard learning paths Daily goals and tracking to help maintain focus Advice and guidance for test day By using the strategies and tools provided in The Official ACT Prep Pack, you can feel comfortable and confident that you’re prepared to do your best on test day.
THE ORIGINAL & BESTSELLING ALMANAC 'I love this gem of a book' - Cerys Matthews The Almanac: A Seasonal Guide to 2019 reinvents the tradition of the rural almanac for a new audience. It gives you the tools and inspiration you need to celebrate, mark and appreciate each month of the year in your own particular way. Divided into the 12 months, a set of tables each month gives it the feel and weight of a traditional almanac, providing practical information that gives access to the outdoors and the seasons, perfect for expeditions, meteor-spotting nights and beach holidays. There are also features on each month's unique nature, such as the meteor shower of the month, beehive behaviour, folklore and stories, seasonal recipes and charts tracking moon phases and tides. Why not try identifying trees by their bare buds in January; Enjoy a broad bean, pea shoot & pecorino salad in June; Discover the story of gourmet garlics and how to plant them in October. You will find yourself referring to the almanac all year long, revisiting it again and again, and looking forward to the next edition as the year draws to a close. Praise for The Almanac: A Seasonal Guide to 2018: 'The perfect companion to the seasons' - India Knight 'A richly layered book of events, celebrations and everyday information that together create a beautiful, fascinating resource . . . In the single month I've had my hands on it, the book has quietly "worked".' - Telegraph 'Beautifully written, this pocket-sized guide is a labour of love and will remind you to appreciate little moments throughout the year.' - Gardens Illustrated 'Elegant . . . an ideal stocking filler.' - The English Garden
Author: Stephen Cottrell,Stephen Croft,Paula Gooder,Robert Atwell
Publisher: Church House Publishing
This short booklet provides a contemporary summary of the essentials of the Christian faith for enquirers, new Christians and baptism and confirmation candidates. Written by the authors of the popular Pilgrim course, it follows the pattern of one of the most ancient teaching traditions of the Church: catechism. Originally a form of baptism preparation in the early Church, it explores Christian belief through a series of questions and answers – the way that Christians across the centuries have learned and taken to heart the core truths of Christianity. The Pilgrim Catechism complements the Pilgrim course in discipleship and acts as a summary for key questions that it explores, such as: • What is the faith of the church? • How do you become a Christian? • What is worship? • What is baptism? • How did Jesus teach his disciples to pray? • What is a sacrament? • How can we trust the Bible? • What is the hope in which we live? Scripture quotes and texts such as the Creed provide many of the responses and throughout, disciples are challenged to work out their beliefs in their daily lives.