Vicki Hambleton and Cathleen Greenwood

So, You Want to Be a Writer?: How to Write, Get Published, and Maybe Even Make It Big!

Format: Book

Designed to inspire creative expression and help aspiring young writers achieve their dreams, So, You Want To Be a Writer? takes readers through the fulfilling step-by-step process of becoming a professional writer, from learning how to generate ideas to getting published and promoting your work.

Aspiring writers will lean how to tackle writer's block, improve technique, approach publishers, and more. An updated list of magazines, websites, contests, and book publishers looking for young authors will keep readers' eye on the prize, while exclusive interviews with bestselling authors and young published writers will keep them engaged and inspired.

So, You Want To Be a Writer? includes exclusive insights from well-known authors, such as the late Jurrassic Park author Michael Crichton and fantasy author Amanda Hocking, who self-published her first novels to huge buzz. Profiles on young writers are out there working right now—from a Vanity Fair blogger to a lyricist—give a real-time perspective to the dream profession.

Published: May 1, 2012
HARDCOVER ISBN: 978-1-58270-359-6
Pages: 192
Dimensions: 6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 978-1-58270-353-4
Pages: 192
Dimensions: 6 x 9 inches