The Writers’ e-Handbook
By Jotham Burrello
“This book answers nearly every question emerging writers ask: cover letters and contracts to residencies, fellowships, and beyond. What a wonderful resource for writers of all genres.” —Lisa Ohlen Harris, Southern New Hampshire University
The Writers’ e-Handbook is a gateway into the writing world for any emerging writer, regardless of age or genre. Jotham Burrello candidly details writing instruction, the writing life, and publishing options. It combines the best of digital world, mixing text, linked video clips, and hundreds of hyperlinks to industry news, market research, and writing advice. Literary, speculative, YA, and romance writers and editors offer advice on writing and publishing, as do over thirty instructors, bloggers, editors, and program directors. Interviewees include: Jane Hamilton, Audrey Niffenegger, Jay Bonansinga, Mort Castle, Stephanie Kuehnert, Christopher Castellani, Tina Jens, Joe Meno, Megan Stielstra, Richard Chewdyk, Terrance Hawkins, Kelly Caldwell, Julia Borcherts, Jeff Parker, Isaac Fitzgerald, and many more.
There’s nothing like it on the market.
File Sizes: 5.8-10.7 MB
Jotham Burrello is an arts entrepreneur—writer, publisher, editor, video and radio producer, and member of the resident faculty at the Yale Writers’ Workshop. He has taught at Columbia College Chicago – where he created and directed The Publishing Lab and The Review Lab – and now teaches in the Department of English at Central Connecticut State University. In 2010, he founded Elephant Rock Books, an award-winning fiction and nonfiction press. The first Monday of most months, he curates the Roar Reading Series. He produced the instructional DVDs So, Is It Done? Navigating the Revision Process (with Janet Burroway) and Submit! The Unofficial All-Genre Multimedia Guide to Submitting Short Prose. His writing has appeared in literary journals such as The Christian Science Monitor. He is the former editor of Sport Literate, a journal of creative nonfiction. Burrello currently lives (and drives a tractor) on Muddy Feet Flower Farm in Ashford, Connecticut.