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Author Hill, Brian E. (Brian Edward), 1955-

Title The making of a bestseller [electronic resource] : success stories from authors and the editors, agents, and booksellers behind them / Brian Hill and Dee Power.

Imprint Chicago : Dearborn Trade Pub., c2005.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xi, 251 p.
Note Includes index.
Contents The incomparable thrill -- Making the list : how they work -- What causes a book to become successful? -- Reviews : the good, the bad, and the ugly -- Changes in reader taste -- Editors and publishers -- Literary agents -- Getting the books on the shelves and out the door -- Establishing a brand image with readers -- Promotion : publishers' and publicists' efforts--and of course bookstores -- Climbing the marketing mountain -- Building a career -- From the bookshelf to the silver screen -- Where does the idea come from? -- The process of writing -- The bestselling author's life -- The ups and downs -- Wisdom from the bestselling authors, editors, and agents.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Best sellers -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Publishers and publishing -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Books and reading -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Popular literature -- United States -- History and criticism.
Authorship.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Interviews.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Power, Dee.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0793193087

 
    
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