Mystery Writer s Marketplace and Sourcebook

Mystery Writer s Marketplace and Sourcebook

The ultimate sourcebook for mystery writers, this guide includes detailed listings of publications in the field and features data on conventions and annual awards and their winners.

Author: Donna Collingwood

Publisher: Writer's Digest Books

ISBN: 0898796121

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 312

View: 804

The ultimate sourcebook for mystery writers, this guide includes detailed listings of publications in the field and features data on conventions and annual awards and their winners.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Crime Writer s Sourcebook

The Crime Writer s Sourcebook

A reference book which examines a number of real-life crimes in order to provide ideas and inspiration for those wishing to write crime or criminology books. It is written by the author of CRIME WRITER'S HANDBOOK.

Author: Douglas Wynn

Publisher:

ISBN: 0749004614

Category: Reference

Page: 122

View: 382

A reference book which examines a number of real-life crimes in order to provide ideas and inspiration for those wishing to write crime or criminology books. It is written by the author of CRIME WRITER'S HANDBOOK.
Categories: Reference

Mystery Writer s Sourcebook

Mystery Writer s Sourcebook

95 in Canada NEW ! Fiction Reprints ! Online Resources ! 2 . NON EDITION
MYSTERY WRITER ' S SOURCEBOOK Where to Sell Your Manuscripts FOLLOW
ITS LEADS . . . TO PUBLICATION ! listed . he mystery should be in the book or
story ...

Author: David H. Borcherding

Publisher: Writer's Digest Books

ISBN: 0898797241

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 457

View: 232

Provides advice on idea development, trends, and marketing; and profiles publishing houses, magazine publishers, and agents
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Writer s Source Book

The Writer s Source Book

Murder mystery writers, by having one limited viewpoint character, the detective,
attempting to piece together a narrative through the method of interviewing and
interpreting the answers and evasions of another set of limited viewpoint ...

Author: Chris Sykes

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781473688483

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 224

View: 288

LEARN NEW AND INSPIRING WAYS OF LIFTING YOUR CREATIVE WRITING. Is your creative writing in need of inspiration? Do you need confidence to create watertight plots and believable characters? The Writer's Source Book provides dozens of practical exercises to help you create storylines, craft people and generate ideas, with support and creative insight for every stage. It will give you support in identifying your genre and crafting your work around it, and help you to understand the complexities of plot and character before beginning to create your own. Inspired and inspiring exercises will help you master the structure of your book, story or play, while focused and innovative advise will help those who have run into trouble. This is a technical manual ideal for any writer who needs to build, fix, polish or perfect their storyline. ABOUT THE SERIES The Teach Yourself Creative Writing series helps aspiring authors tell their story. Covering a range of genres from science fiction and romantic novels, to illustrated children's books and comedy, this series is packed with advice, exercises and tips for unlocking creativity and improving your writing. And because we know how daunting the blank page can be, we set up the Just Write online community at tyjustwrite, for budding authors and successful writers to connect and share.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

Science Fiction and Fantasy Writer s Sourcebook

Science Fiction and Fantasy Writer s Sourcebook

Writing Mysteries — Sue Grafton weaves the experience of today ' s top mystery
authors into a mystery writing " how - to . " You ' ll learn how to create great
mystery , including making stories more taut , more immediate and more fraught
with ...

Author: David H. Borcherding

Publisher: Writers Digest Books

ISBN: 0898797624

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 502

View: 984

Discusses trends in science fiction and fantasy writing and provides publishing information
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

Reference Guide to Mystery and Detective Fiction

Reference Guide to Mystery and Detective Fiction

Author: Richard Bleiler

Publisher: Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: STANFORD:36105028597438

Category: Reference

Page: 391

View: 632

Covering a broad spectrum of primary and secondary reference resources, this annotated bibliography offers substantive reviews that often provide evaluative information and compare books to similar or related titles. Organized thematically, this guide reviews Web sites, encyclopedias, dictionaries, bibliographies, compendiums, indexes, and more.
Categories: Reference

Novel and Short Story Writer s Market 96

Novel and Short Story Writer s Market 96

Hundreds of listings of books and databases reveal how current the information
is , the content and organization and much more ! # 10447 / $ 19.99 / 352 pages
Mystery Writer's Sourcebook : Where to Sell Your Manuscripts — Part market ...

Author: Robin Gee

Publisher: Writer's Digest Books

ISBN: 0898797136

Category: Authorship

Page: 631

View: 562

Fiction writers turn to this resource each year for infomation on fiction markets, contests, conferences, writers' colonies, and other opportunities. Helpful articles and interviews with professional writers add to the guide's appeal.
Categories: Authorship

The Writer s Sourcebook

The Writer s Sourcebook

Writing with Sources: Using a Single Source Integrating information from "The
Jeaning of America — and the World" with ... In addition to writing short stories
and mystery novels and editing anthologies of stories, Kaye also has training in
the ...

Author: Laurie G. Kirszner

Publisher: Holt Rinehart & Winston

ISBN: 0030025931

Category: Academic writing.

Page: 651

View: 989

Categories: Academic writing.

The Weekend Novelist Writes a Mystery

The Weekend Novelist Writes a Mystery

If you want to focus on agents who specialize in mystery, there's a good list of
mystery writing conventions in The Mystery Writer's Marketplace and Sourcebook
, also from Writer's Digest. The granddaddy of mystery conventions (fans collide ...

Author: Robert J. Ray

Publisher: Dell

ISBN: 9780307490391

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 272

View: 840

Like Agatha Christie and Raymond Chandler, Sara Paretsky and Thomas Harris, you, too, can learn the trade secrets of quality detective fiction. It's true. Just one year from now, you can deliver a completed mystery novel to a publisher--by writing only on weekends. Authors Robert J. Ray and Jack Remick guide you through the entire mystery-writing process, from creating a killer to polishing off the final draft. Each weekend you'll focus on a specific task--learning the basics of novel-writing, the special demands of mystery-writing, and the secrets professionals use to create stories one scene at a time, building to a shivery, satisfying climax. Using Agatha Christie's The Body in the Library as a model for the classical mystery tale and Martin Cruz Smith's Gorky Park for the hard-boiled mystery, this unique step-by-step program gives you all the information you need to reach your ultimate goal: a finished book in just 52 weeks! Let two successful masters of the genre show you how... Discover: Why you must create your killer first The tricks to writing dialogue that does it all--moves your plot, involves your reader, and makes your style sizzle How to "bury" information (and corpses) for your reader to find Why you should NOT build your book around chapters Special techniques for clearing writer's block Plus: examples from Sue Grafton, Dashiell Hammett, Patricia Cornwell, Thomas Harris, Raymond Chandler, and more.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

Multicultural Writers from Antiquity to 1945

Multicultural Writers from Antiquity to 1945

This reference includes alphabetically arranged entries for more than 100 world writers from antiquity to 1945, who were significantly influenced by cultures other than their own.

Author: Valeria Tocco

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 0313306877

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 497

View: 263

This reference includes alphabetically arranged entries for more than 100 world writers from antiquity to 1945, who were significantly influenced by cultures other than their own. Each entry is written by an expert contributor and provides a brief biography, a discussion of multicultural themes and contexts, a summary of the author's critical reception, and primary and secondary bibliographies. The entries focus on the socio-historical circumstances that led to the author's exile, emigration, religious conversion, education, and travel or residence in a foreign country.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

New Serial Titles

New Serial Titles

Mystery novels magazine [ microform ) . Garden City , N.Y. : Doubleday , Mystery
writer's sourcebook search under Mystery writer's source book . N. Doran and Co.
, V. Quarterly Began with summer 1932 and ceased with Aug. 1936 .

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: WISC:89058710062

Category: Periodicals

Page:

View: 354

A union list of serials commencing publication after Dec. 31, 1949.
Categories: Periodicals

Busybodies Meddlers and Snoops

Busybodies  Meddlers  and Snoops

Lauri Miller, "Joe Blades of Ballantine Books," in Mystery Writer's Marketplace
and Sourcebook, ed. Donna Collingwood (Cincinnati, OH: Writer's Digest Books,
1993), 114. 22. Robin Gee, "Kate Miciak of Bantam Doubleday Dell," in Mystery ...

Author: Kimberly J. Dilley

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 0313303304

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 168

View: 323

An analysis of contemporary women's mysteries featuring the modern female detective.
Categories: Literary Criticism

Romance Writer s Sourcebook

Romance Writer s Sourcebook

She is also a member of Mystery Writers of America , Sisters in Crime , The Crime
Writers League of America , Novelists Inc. and the Author's Guild . Suzanne
Simmons Suzanne Simmons is the bestselling author of more than 30 romance ...

Author: David H. Borcherding

Publisher: Writer's Digest Books

ISBN: 0898797268

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 378

View: 204

Offers advice on choosing agents, developing characters, and marketing your writing and includes lists of resources, conferences, organizations, and contests
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

2001 Novel and Short Story Writer s Market

2001 Novel and Short Story Writer s Market

All the book publishers listed here told us that they do not charge writers for
publishing their work. ... in Mystery Writer's Sourcebook, Romance Writer's
Sourcebook or Science Fiction and Fantasy Writer's Sourcebook (all published
by Writer's ...

Author: Barbara Kuroff

Publisher: Writer's Digest Books

ISBN: 1582970092

Category:

Page: 688

View: 558

Listing markets, agents, publishers, and more, this comprehensive guide is an author's best reference. "One of the best guides to fiction writer's markets available".--"American Reference Book Annual".
Categories:

Writer s Internet Sourcebook

Writer s Internet Sourcebook

A joyous site for lovers of book - related mysteries . RECOMMENDED Mystery
Writers ' Reference Books http : / / www . sodacreekpress . com / Mystery _ Ref .
html This website reads , “ Here is the book to make sure the Muistorie | 1 gun in
 ...

Author: Michael Graubart Levin

Publisher:

ISBN: 1886411115

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 281

View: 531

Features reviews of over five hundred Internet sites for writers, and offers hints on online research, finding freelance work online, marketing strategies, and legal implications
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Science Fiction Source Book

The Science Fiction Source Book

Introduction Frederik Pohl i THE WAY SCIENCE - FICTION WRITERS WORK is
much the same as any other writers work . ... There is a mystery novel , By Rocket
to the Morgue , written by Anthony Boucher under his crime pen - name of H . H ...

Author: David Wingrove

Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold

ISBN: UOM:39015015051827

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

View: 214

Describes major science fiction themes, rates and describes the works of more than eight hundred novelists, and looks at how twelve top novelists write
Categories: Fiction

Recommended Reference Books in Paperback

Recommended Reference Books in Paperback

Cincinnati , Ohio , Writer ' s Digest Books , 1996 . 502p . index . $ 19 . 99 . ISBN 0
- 89879 - 762 - 4 . Following a similar format to 209 Mystery Writer ' s Sourcebook
, sections here provide information on markets for short and novel - length ...

Author: Jovian Lang

Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated

ISBN: UCSC:32106012548878

Category: Education

Page: 315

View: 786

Maximize your book budget and build a quality reference collection with paperback information sources. You'll find hundreds of quality reference sources in paperback-bibliographies, dictionaries, guides, and directories-in all subject areas, from botany and business to sports and zoology. For collection development and as a ready reference, this book is unparalleled. It will also be useful to booksellers, educators, students, professionals, and general readers.
Categories: Education

Sourcebook of Arts Statistics

Sourcebook of Arts Statistics

Membership figures for selected writers ' organizations in selected years , as
listed in the Encyclopedia of Associations : 1984-1991 ... Regional / 16 ( a ) ,
State / 50 ( a ) American Writers Theatre Foundation . ... Mystery Writers of
America .

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105007530764

Category: Arts

Page:

View: 198

Categories: Arts

A Sourcebook of Arts Statistics

A Sourcebook of Arts Statistics

Membership figures for selected writers' organizations in selected years, as listed
in the Encyclopedia of Associations: 1984-1989 Organization 1984 1986 1988
1989 ... 12,000 26,200(b) 26,505(a) MA Regional/16 (a), State/50 (a) A-erican
Writers Theatre Foundation. ... 6,000 6,000 6,000 6,000 Mystery Writers of
America.

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105007530756

Category: Arts

Page: 807

View: 316

Categories: Arts