Thomas Williams removes the mystery with a step-by-step explanation of the business of poetry publishing, how to get your poetry noticed, and what magazine and book editors want.
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Poet Power: The Complete Guide to Getting Your Poetry Published is the complete guide to publishing poetry and a motivational gem for every poet. It's a must-read for aspiring poets and published poets who want to expand their market. Author Thomas Williams removes the mystery with a step-by-step explanation of the business of poetry publishing, how to get your poetry noticed, and what magazine and book editors want, including the "9 secrets of publishable poetry."
The comprehensive Poet Power includes numerous other topics, such as: designing and publishing your own books of poetry; editing your own chapbook series; selling poetry to bookstores, retail outlets, and catalogs; promoting and selling at your own poetry readings; getting media attention as a published poet; how to market yourself as a published poet; becoming a speaker on poetry in the community; a poet's guide to the Internet, and much more.
Williams' authoritative but accessible style comes from his own experience. Not only has he had his literary works published, but he also built a successful publishing company from scratch.
Poet Power is the only comprehensive guide to the practical business of poetry publishing and an inspiration to poets everywhere not just to do their best work but also to get it published.
Praise for Poet Power
Thoughtful, perfect pitch prose and jam-packed with every bit of info one could possibly need from such a package.
—Janell Aygerman, Marie Brown Agency
This book if very nicely done. Good information and great layout. It could be described as a Self-Publishing Manual for poetry.
—Dan Poynter, author of The Self-Publishing Manual
This book is an absolute must for anyone writing poetry who hopes for publication. Tom Williams is an extraordinary guide; this book should be on the poet's desk.
—Patricia J. Bell, author of The Prepublishing Handbook
6 x 9 in.