by Jen McVeity
A highly effective step-by-step guide on how to submit your manuscript to publishers.
Get the inside information on:-
- how to find the right publisher
- the best ways to approach editors
- the three fatal flaws that scream 'beginner'
- how to turn non-writing credits to your advantage
- ways to survive rejection slips
- four uses for your 'back of the book' blurb - including radio interviews
- how to write a great synopsis
PLUS you'll get a step-by-step guide to creating a killer cover letter - THE best strategy to get your manuscript read.
This is the simplest and most straightforward guide to submitting a manuscript around. Get pitching today!
Smart, spirited and successful, Jen McVeity is the recent international board Chair of the Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators - the largest writing organisation in the world. She's written over 20 books and her novel Dreamcatcher is a popular Year 7/8 text in schools. Awarded a Churchill Fellowship, two years ago Jen showcased the books of 40 Australian authors to top USA publishers - at least four publishing contracts are now sealed. A professional speaker, Jen tours Australia, Asia and the USA with her Seven Steps to Writing Success program. Her passion is sharing the business skills needed to survive and thrive in the publishing industry.
What people say:
'Thanks for all the tips - they got me an agent!' (Jane White)
'I really found the Killer Cover Letter and Synopsis helpful... you have a magical way of putting facts in a well rounded, simple, accessible yet concise manner. I truly am grateful at money well spent.' (Renee Goossens, freelance journalist)