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Writing Local History Today

Writing Local History Today

A Guide to Researching, Publishing, and Marketing Your Book

by Thomas A. Mason and J. Kent Calder
Paperback
Publication Date: 11/10/2013
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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 publishing
This 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.
ISBN:
9780759123953
9780759123953
Category:
Local history
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
11-10-2013
Language:
English
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
148
Dimensions (mm):
228x151x11mm
Weight:
0.23kg

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