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
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.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 148 pages, 1 Halftones, black and white
- Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
- Publication Date: 11/10/2013
- Category: Writing & editing guides
- ISBN: 9780759123953
- Hardback from £54.85
- EPUB from £81.00