101 Ways to Make Poems Sell: The Salt Guide to Getting and Staying Published
By: Chris Hamilton-Emery (author)Paperback
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101 Ways to Make Poems Sell is an insider's guide to the poetry business, focusing on the issues that matter: building profile, finding readers and selling books. Hamilton-Emery offers practical and hard-earned advice about the ins and outs of marketing poetry and driving sales. Whether you are a novice or an established poet, this book provides you with over a hundred tools and techniques to help sell your books, keep your publisher and build a readership around the world. With over a decade's experience in international publishing, working as a senior manager and consultant within blue chip companies, Hamilton-Emery offers a frank, funny and insightful tour of the world of poety publishing. Every step of the way you're offered gems of advice, along with tips and tools you can put into practice straight away, many of them for free, and all of them geared to getting your books into the hands of the people that truly matter: your readers.
Includes step by step advice on: Making poetry submissions, including '50 dos and don'ts' Getting reviews, readings and residencies Collaboration, competition and contacts The poetry scene, power and publicity The uses and abuses of social media
Chris Emery is a director of Salt. He has published three collections of poetry, a writer's guide, an anthology of art and poems, and edited editions of Emily Bronte, Keats and Rossetti. His work has been widely published in magazines and anthologised, most recently in Identity Parade: New British and Irish Poets (Bloodaxe). He is a contributor to The Cambridge Companion to Creative Writing, edited by David Morley and Philip Neilsen. He lives in Cromer, North Norfolk, with his wife and children.
Acknowledgements Preface 1 Making Poetry Submissions 2 Building your Profile 3 Sorting your Book 4 Selling your Book Index
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