ERIC Number: ED390077
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
How To Get Your Teaching Ideas Published: A Writer's Guide to Educational Publishing.
Covering book publishing, magazines, educational journals, and other educational markets, this book offers practical, step-by-step methods for taking a teaching idea from the classroom to the printed page. The main focus of the book is on infant/preschool through the sixth grade; however, the major topics are also relevant to those writing at the junior high and high school level. Chapters in the book are: (1) An Introduction to the Educational Market; (2) Analyzing the Market; (3) Getting Your Ideas Together; (4) Selling Your Ideas; (5) Illustrations and Artwork; (6) The Writing Business; (7) Preparing the Manuscript for Your Book; (8) From Manuscript to Book; (9) Adjunct Learning Materials: Selling and Submitting Nonbook Ideas; (10) Writing and Selling Curriculum-Related Books and Textbooks; (11) The Journey of a Book Manuscript; (12) Recycling Your Ideas and Your research; (13) Getting into Children's Magazines; (14) Educational Magazines; (15) Parenting Magazines and Newsletters; (16) Writing for the Religious Educational Market; (17) Educational Writing: Make It Your Business; (18) The Art of Educational Promotion: How To Push Your Product; and (19) A Time To Write: The Success Connection. Appendixes present lists of opportunities for teacher/writers, trends in publishing, textbook publishers, nonbook markets, educational magazine publishers, parenting magazines, religious educational markets, resource books for authors, and educational associations and organizations. (RS)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Marketing, Periodicals, Publishing Industry, Textbook Publication, Writing for Publication, Writing Processes
Walker and Company, 435 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10014 ($21.95, hardback: ISBN-0-8027-1284-3; $14.95, paper: ISBN-0-8027-7412-1).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Educational Writing; Ideas; Teacher Development; Teacher Writers