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1998 novel & short story writer"s market

2,200 places to sell you fiction

by Barbara Kuroff

  • 246 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Writer"s Digest Books in Cincinnati, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marketing,
  • Publishers and publishing,
  • Fiction,
  • Directories,
  • Authorship

  • Edition Notes

    Includes indexes.

    Other titlesNovel & short story writer"s market, 1998
    Statementeditor, Barbara Kuroff ; assisted by Donya Dickerson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN161 .N
    The Physical Object
    Pagination682 p. :
    Number of Pages682
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24928635M
    ISBN 100898798183
    ISBN 109780898798180
    OCLC/WorldCa38372367

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