ERIC Number: ED511471
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Reference Count: 0
Writing and Publishing: The Librarian's Handbook
Smallwood, Carol, Ed.
Have you ever considered writing or reviewing for the library community? Are you interested in publishing a book on your favorite author or hobby? Do you need to write and publish for tenure? If so, "Writing and Publishing" is for you. Practical how-to guidance covering fiction, poetry, children's books/magazines, self-publishing, literary agents, personal blogging, and other topics will help you write: (1) As an expert for other library professionals; (2) Creative copy and information about your library; (3) Copy for websites, blogs, and online columns; (4) Bibliographic essays and lists; and (5) Book reviews (formal and informal). "Writing and Publishing" will serve as a great resource, whether in taking the anxiety out of writing or refining your style, you'll use this book as much as your pen or keyboard! This book divides into the following five parts: (1) Why Write?; (2) Education of a Writer; (3) Finding Your Niche in Print; (4) Finding Your Niche Online; and (5) Maximizing Opportunities. This book also includes: (1) Foreword by Bob Blanchard; (2) Preface; (3) Afterword by Wayne Jones; (4) List of Contributors; and (5) Index.
Descriptors: Book Reviews, Internet, Poetry, Writing for Publication, Librarians, Guides, Fiction, Periodicals, Childrens Literature, Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Essays, Bibliographies, Creative Writing, Authors, Writing (Composition)
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff
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