The Complete Guide to Getting Published (Excerpt)

The Complete Guide to Getting Published (Excerpt)

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Jessica Brody By JessicaBrody Updated Oct 24, 2014

If you dream of selling your novel to a major publisher, then this is the book for you! 

Jessica Brody—international bestselling author of more than ten novels—shares her secrets of success in this comprehensive step-by-step guide to writing, pitching, and selling your novel. 

In this one-of-a-kind book you will learn: 

•	The four key methods of effectively “pitching” your novel 
•	How to write a query letter that will have agents begging to read your manuscript 
•	The six tools for finding the perfect agent to represent your work 
•	The Magic Query Maximizer—Jessica’s unique proven method for maximizing responses from agents 
•	And everything you need to know about selling your novel! 

But this informative author-to-author guide doesn’t stop when you land a book deal. Jessica will also walk you through: 

•	Navigating your first book contract 
•	The journey from signature to publication 
•	The complex and exciting world of foreign and film rights 
•	Understanding advances, royalties, and other book-related income 
•	Marketing your novel like a pro 
•	And so much more! 

With ten book contracts to date, eight film options, and over thirty-five foreign rights deals in more than twenty countries, Jessica Brody packs over eleven years of publishing industry experience into one easy-to-follow handbook that is a must-have for every author.

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