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YOU SHOULD REALLY WRITE A BOOK
Wild, and Chris Kyle’s American Sniper. These previously unknown authors started out without wealth, power, or fame and still made it to the top. YOU SHOULD REALLY WRITE A BOOK: How to Write, Sell, and Market Your Memoir (St. Martin’s Press; on sale 8/21/12), explains how and why so many “relatively unknowns” have leveled the playing field and teaches aspiring writers how to strike publishing gold.
YOU SHOULD REALLY WRITE A BOOK examines the building blocks of bestsellers and describes the three key measures necessary for aspiring authors to conceptualize, sell, and market memoirs. With references to more than 400 books and six memoir categories, it is essential reading for anyone hoping to write a commercially viable personal narrative. Written by two seasoned publishing professionals?one an award-winning literary agent, author, and publisher, the other an acclaimed author and social worker?
YOU SHOULD REALLY WRITE A BOOK was created to give aspiring writers a competitive edge. This handy guide is the first of its kind to combine insider publishing information with at-length discussions on the psychological implications of memoir writing. Readers will learn how to process the complicated emotions that surface during the creation and marketing of their work.