An immensely helpful, illuminating, and invaluable resource for writers and readers that speaks truth to power in the publishing industry. A powerful pathway for the #MeToo movement.Writers know how to write a book or are well on their way to learning how to write a novel. They strive daily to improve their narrative writing skills and their abilities writing poetry and with story writing. In their quest to succeed, they have attended writing workshops, networked with other writers, and possibly even attended residency programs as an author.Learning how to write is only part of the process, no matter whether you are a career book writer, participating in NaNoWriMo every November, or wondering what habits serve an aspiring writer best. Writers can graduate from a master class and know the basic tools of the trade. An author also need to know about the mechanisms behind the publishing industry.Other books on writing offer writing tools, ideas about the writing process, insight into the author’s craft, and even the writing life. Only Writing While Female or Black or Gay uncovers the unwritten rules that impact every decision made from creation to contract. Written from an experienced and practical view on the writer’s craft and the writing life, this work is a must-have resource for every author.Writing a memoir, an epic fantasy, a historical series, the next literary award-winner, essays, a short story collection, true crime, or mysteries are all impacted by the same drivers. Writing While Female or Black or Gay, written by a publishing professional with twenty years of experience, describes the various issues faced by writers in fiction and nonfiction areas. The impacts of each obstacle are measurable, and the studies and statistics that reveal their effect are quoted. Real, actionable steps are offered to resolve these long-standing issues.Authors of novels and writers of nonfiction will discover insider information and publishing industry secrets that literary agents and book editors know about the adult book market, the children’s book market, literary awards, and book reviews.Ensure that your diverse voice and your diverse character can be heard with Writing While Female or Black or Gay. For fans of Writer’s Digest, Poets & Writers, The Writer, Scratch, Creative Nonfiction, Granta, The Paris Review, McSweeney’s, Mslexia, Author, https://www.tradebit.com, Writer’s Handbook by J. Paul Dyson, Fast-Draft Your Memoir by Rachael Herron, Literature Class by Julio Cortazar, The Writer’s Field Guide to the Craft of Fiction by Michael Noll, Write Smart, Write Happy by Cheryl St. John, Flash! by John Dufresne, The Reader Over Your Shoulder by Robert Graves and Alan Hodge, Writing as a Path to Awakening by Albert Flynn DeSilver, The Last Draft by Sandra Scofield, A Writer’s Craft by Kendall Dunkelberg, The Story and Its Writers by Ann Charters, Writing Abroad by Peter Chilson and Joanne Mulcahy, Pep Talk for Writers by Grant Faulkner, On Imagination by Mary Ruefle, and Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott.For over twenty years, Laine Cunningham has been a ghostwriter and publishing consultant. Her clients have been published at the nation's top five houses, received film options, and been shopped to Disney and Pixar. Her novels have received the Hackney Literary Award, the James Jones Literary Society Fellowship, Writer’s Digest’s annual book award, and honors from national and international art councils. Her short stories have won the 2016 Hackney Award and been published by Reed Magazine, Birmingham Arts Journal, and Writer’s Digest.
Author: Cunningham, Laine
Publisher: Sun Dogs Creations
Title: Writing While Female or Black or Gay: Diverse Voices in Publishing
Pages: 00126 (Encrypted EPUB)
On Sale: 2016-09-07
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines : Composition & Creative Writing
Category: Business & Economics : Business Writing
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines : Publishing
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