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Booklife

Digital Strategies and Survival Tips for the 21st Century Writer

by Jeff VanderMeer

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Helps writers traverse the often difficult journey from first draft to finished product . Publishers Weekly " One of the things that sets VanderMeer apart is his embrace of technology and media " Wired.com The world has changed, and with it the writing life. In addition to crafting a novel or non-fiction work, writers must now consider a slew of "new media" promotion opportunities: blogs, social networks, mini-feeds, and podcasts, to name just a few. Booklife will provide you with the strategic and tactical intel to develop your writing career and thrive in this new environment. It explores questions such as How can authors use social media and the internet? How does the new online paradigm affect authors, readers, and the book industry? Tips of the trade culled from 25 years of experience as a writer, reviewer, editor, publisher, agent, and blogger are shared. Booklife also includes the feature ' How to Write a Novel in Two Months' . Whether you're a beginning, intermediate, or advanced writer, self-published, published in the independent press, or by large commercial conglomerates, this book will be of value to you and help you achieve your writing goals. The world has changed, and with it the writing life. Writers must now consider a slew of "new media" promotion opportunities: blogs, social networks, mini-feeds, and podcasts, to name just a few. Booklife will provide you with the strategic and tactical intel to develop your writing career and thrive in this new environment. Jeff VanderMeer is an American writer, editor, reviewer and publisher. He is the author of the best-selling novels from Bantam, Tor, and Pan Macmillan, has won two World Fantasy Awards and has served as a judge for the Eisner Awards. He reviews for Publishers Weekly and he is a regular columnist for the Amazon book-culture blog. He is a prolific blogger and user of social media and makes frequent public appearances worldwide. Offers timely advice on the benefits of interacting with readers through new technologies Reflects on methods for being focused, productive, and digital savvy in the craft of writing Includes advice from agents, editors and publishers.

Publication Details

Publisher:
A & C Black Publishers Ltd
Imprint:
A&C Black
Publication Date:
2010
Available in:
United Kingdom

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