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The Dog Walked Down the Street: An Outspoken Guide for Writers Who Want to Publish
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BOOK DETAILS

  • Paperback
  • Oct.01.2006
  • 9781879384668
  • Cypress House

Sal gives an overview of the book:

HAVING A STORY TO TELL IS ONLY THE BEGINNING Thinking of sending that manuscript to an agent or publisher? Wonder what really goes on in publishing companies? What about first drafts, rewriting, proposals, contracts, and how covers are designed? Publishing is a strange business, and writers need to know how it works. THE DOG helps you get started, write well, and keep on writing. Whether you’re looking for tried-and-true tools for polishing your manuscript or mired in your first book proposal, THE DOG provides information and encouragement to keep you going. Opinionated, irreverent, and based on years of hands-on experience, THE DOG WALKED DOWN THE STREET will be the most dog-eared book on your writing desk.
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HAVING A STORY TO TELL IS ONLY THE BEGINNING

Thinking of sending that manuscript to an agent or publisher? Wonder what really goes on in publishing companies? What about first drafts, rewriting, proposals, contracts, and how covers are designed? Publishing is a strange business, and writers need to know how it works. THE DOG helps you get started, write well, and keep on writing. Whether you’re looking for tried-and-true tools for polishing your manuscript or mired in your first book proposal, THE DOG provides information and encouragement to keep you going.

Opinionated, irreverent, and based on years of hands-on experience, THE DOG WALKED DOWN THE STREET will be the most dog-eared book on your writing desk.

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Ethics in publishing is the writer’s responsibility. The writer enters into an unsigned contract with the reader to be honest. This means he or she promises the book is authentic and not cribbed from another source, and every effort has been made to secure rights and permissions for quoted material. The writer also has a signed contract with the publisher asking for the same, except the publisher can threaten a lawsuit if the contract is broken. An angry reader has little recourse except to shove bad books into a high-power paper shredder and bitch online in literary weblogs.

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About Sal

Sal Glynn was born in Seattle and educated in Canada. He moved to Covelo, California in the late 1980s, where he began in publishing with Carolyn and James Robertson at the Yolla Bolly Press, a fine press and book packager. He set lead type by hand and did production work on...

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