LEARNING THE LINGO: Cracking the Code (and Secrets) of the Writing and Publishing Industry is a must-have for staying abreast of the ever-changing world of writing and publishing. Year-to-year, new methods of printing, critiquing, and simple jargon change. LEARNING THE LINGO helps the writer wander through the writing maze, from that first fifteen-minute appointment across from an agent, to formatting and jargon.
From teaching nationwide at writers conferences, Cindy Sproles has gathered tidbits of information people never tell you … things that are assumed every writer knows—but doesn’t. This quick read is a valuable tool and easy reference guide for a writer heading out the door for a conference, critique group, or writers workshop.