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Writer's Guide to Nonfiction (Writer's Compass)

by Elizabeth Lyon

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An excellent overview of the writing world for newer writers, but not much here for those with experience. Lyons writes clearly about the markets and the nuts and bolts of different forms of writing, making it a great college textbook. ( )
  TCWriter | Mar 31, 2013 |
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A WRITER’S COMPASS

Direction for your writing career

Don’t get lost on the publishing path. Just forge ahead with the Writer’s Compass. Drawing on decades of professional experience as an author, editor, writing instructor, mentor, and marketing consultant, Elizabeth Lyon helps you navigate the art and craft of writing—with clear, easy-to-follow directions:

 

NORTH

Getting Your Bearings

Understand your purpose and your audience; learn to refine your ideas, select effective titles, and find the best method of organization for any piece

 

SOUTH

Troubleshooting

Use checklists and guidelines to spot weaknesses and problems in leads, organization, conclusions, and style—and find out how to correct them

 

EAST

Learning to Market

Map a successful cover letter, query letter, or proposal, and discover a four-step process to facilitate publication and sales

 

WEST

Refining Your Vision

Brainstorm to gain perspective on your writing—and how it fits with your values, goals, and dreams

 

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A WRITER'S COMPASSDirection for your writing career Don't get lost on the publishing path. Just forge ahead with the Writer's Compass. Drawing on decades of professional experience as an author, editor, writing instructor, mentor, and marketing consultant, Elizabeth Lyon helps you navigate the art and craft of writing--with clear, easy-to-follow directions:   NORTH Getting Your Bearings Understand your purpose and your audience; learn to refine your ideas, select effective titles, and find the best method of organization for any piece   SOUTH Troubleshooting Use checklists and guidelines to spot weaknesses and problems in leads, organization, conclusions, and style--and find out how to correct them   EAST Learning to Market Map a successful cover letter, query letter, or proposal, and discover a four-step process to facilitate publication and sales   WEST Refining Your Vision Brainstorm to gain perspective on your writing--and how it fits with your values, goals, and dreams  … (more)

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