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Making the perfect pitch

how to catch a literary agent"s eye

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Published by The Writer Books in Waukesha, WI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Authorship -- Marketing,
  • Literary agents

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 276-279) and index.

    Statementedited by Katharine Sands.
    ContributionsSands, Katharine.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN161 .M24 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination287 p. ;
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3379822M
    ISBN 100871162067
    LC Control Number2004541101
    OCLC/WorldCa55518937


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