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11 Secrets to Getting Published

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Mary DeMuth is the author of 12 traditionally published books, so she knows and understands the publishing industry. She often speaks at major writing conferences around the United States, and she mentors writers toward publication at The Writing Spa. … see full wiki

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Publisher: Mary E. DeMuth, Incorporated
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Fresh Answers to Getting Published

  • Dec 31, 2011
How do I get my book published? It's an age-old question and more than 83% of Americans plan to write a book during their lifetime.  You need someone to give you the straight unvarnished truth about what it takes to get your work into print. Mary E. DeMuth gives readers the answers in 11 SECRETS TO GETTING PUBLISHED.
The secrets are derived from hard-earned experience and a passion to help others. As DeMuth writes on page 6 and 7: "The secrets came to me over the period of a decade, bit by bit. I delved into the craft and made myself meet artificial deadlines…After all of this, I became passionate about helping other writers navigate this crazy publishing business…These are the secrets to getting traditionally published. The secrets it took me years to find. They are my gift to you, my way of sitting across a café table from you and answering all your questions."

As I read this book, I found myself nodding in agreement to the journey and the experiences. The author repeatedly tells the reader that it will take hard work and discipline--yet she affirms that each reader has what it takes to accomplish their deepest desires to publish their novel or nonfiction book. I recommend you use a highlighter and take advantage of the checklists and valuable tools in 11 SECRETS TO GETTING PUBLISHED. You will want to dog-ear this book and return to it over and over because of what it contains. I recommend it.
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February 01, 2012
I would add to this list becoming a reviewer so that publishers get familiar with your style of writing. In addition, you will develop contacts.
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