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How to Get a Break as a Writer Making Money from Your Words and Ideas: A Seriously Useful Author's Guide by Neil Nixon
  

How to Get a Break as a Writer Making Money from Your Words and Ideas: A Seriously Useful Author's Guide

Part of the A Seriously Useful Author's Guide Series
The Real World   

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This book is aimed at people who wish to have a career as a writer. It highlights the opportunities that exist for writers, offers advice about how to generate an income from your writing by showing you the way your ideas and words can be employed to earn money. The author, Neil Nixon, is a freelance journalist, writer and author for over 25 years, with experience of factual, fictional and public relations work – so it really is advice from an experienced 'horse’s mouth'.

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Synopsis

How to Get a Break as a Writer Making Money from Your Words and Ideas: A Seriously Useful Author's Guide by Neil Nixon

How to Get a Break as a Writer deals with an area of writing for a living that remains virtually untouched by most other titles. This is a book about getting breaks, making your own luck and getting hopeful writers to the stage of being taken seriously. It is not a book that tells you how to write your novel, but instead focusses on the range of paid writing opportunities that exist for budding writers. Honest, insightful and challenging, How To Get a Break as a Writer tells it like it is, pulls no punches and delivers a series of chapters setting out the problems faced by aspiring writers. Packed with examples of success and failure, How to Get a Break as a Writer could be your ticket to a new dimension in your writing life.

About the Author

Neil Nixon

Neil Nixon has been writing since his student days, and in 1999 was the first person in the UK to found an undergraduate programme in Professional Writing. His work goes from the respectable (Sony Award nomination and acclaimed academic textbooks), to sick humour, advertising and writing for operations as varied as Sooty Films and Rough Guides.

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Book Info

Publication date

2nd March 2011

Author

Neil Nixon

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Author's Website

www.neilnixon.com/books.htm

Publisher

Matador an imprint of Troubador Publishing

Format

Paperback
360 pages

Categories

The Real World

Writing & editing guides

ISBN

9781848765641

Publisher Profile

Matador an imprint of Troubador Publishing is an imprint of Matador

logo Matador has been offering authors a high quality self-publishing service since 1999. Part of Troubador Publishing Ltd, Matador offers a wide range of services aimed at publishing, marketing and distributing books and ebooks to a high standard, be that via Print On Demand (POD) or through traditional bookshop distribution. Matador has deliberately established itself at the quality end of the self-publishing market. We work in partnership with our authors, most of whom publish with us as they are serious about their self-publishing, wanting a high quality book or a real chance at getting their work distributed and read. As a result, we are the UK's most widely recommended self-publishing service. 'Matador is a highly reputable partnership publisher offering an author the best chance of self-publishing success in the UK.' Mick Rooney, Editor of The Independent Publishing Magazine

Publisher's Website

www.troubador.co.uk/matador...

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