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Writing Local History Today : A Guide to Researching, Publishing, and Marketing Your Book, Paperback / softback Book

Writing Local History Today : A Guide to Researching, Publishing, and Marketing Your Book Paperback / softback

Part of the American Association for State and Local History series

Description

Writing Local History Today guides local historians through the process of researching, writing, and publishing their work.

Mason & Calder present step-by-step advice to guide aspiring authors to a successful publication and focus not only on how to write well but also how to market and sell their work.

Highlights include:*Discussion of how to identify an audience for your writing project*Tips for effective research and planning*Sample documents, such as contracts and requests for proposals*Discussion of how to use social media to leverage your publication*Discussion of the benefits and drawbacks to self-publishing*An essay by Gregory Britton, the editorial director of John Hopkins University Press, about financial pitfalls in publishingThis guide is useful for first-time authors who need help with this sometimes daunting process, or for previously published historians who need a quick reference or timely tip.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 148 pages, 1 Halftones, black and white
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Writing & editing guides
  • ISBN: 9780759123953

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