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Robin Derricourt - An Author's Guide to Scholarly Publishing (Princeton Paperbacks) - 9780691037097 - KOC0013239
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An Author's Guide to Scholarly Publishing (Princeton Paperbacks)

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Description for An Author's Guide to Scholarly Publishing (Princeton Paperbacks) Paperback. A manual on how to plan and prepare a book, approach a publisher, secure a contract, and build a reliable author-publisher relationship. It features developments in the world of electronic publishing, clarifying what can and cannot be achieved with word processors. It is intended for academics in various fields. Num Pages: 264 pages, 2 tables. BIC Classification: CJCW; KNTP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 16. Weight in Grams: 371. Clean copy with minor shelf wear
Directed specifically to the needs of academic authors, this realistic handbook is a guide to publishing success for both beginning and seasoned scholars. Robin Derricourt uses an immensely readable series of informal letters to provide a fund of practical advice: an up-to-date manual on how to plan and prepare a book, approach a publisher, secure a contract, and build a reliable author-publisher relationship that will last throughout the process of publication and marketing. Informed by rare common sense, and a sense of humor, the book speaks clearly about the most recent developments in the rapidly changing world of electronic publishing, ... Read more

Product Details

Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Number of Pages
264
Place of Publication
New Jersey, United States
ISBN
9780691037097
SKU
KOC0013239
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About Robin Derricourt
Robin Derricourt moved from an academic career into scholarly publishing in 1977. He has held senior positions in commercial and university press publishing houses, working with a substantial international list of authors across a wide range of subjects, including most of the humanities and social science disciplines. For over twelve years he was a publishing director for Cambridge University Press ... Read more

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Academics wanting to make their mark in the book market need good advice. Robin Derricourt provides just this in An Author's Guide to Scholarly Publishing... [The author] is full of humour as he pinpoints where each submission fails or succeeds.
New Scientist

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