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piperofyork

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In academia it's necessary to have a C.V. - the arrangement/format is often varied, but the types of contents - the categories - are usually the same regardless of the academic.

My newbie question is this: is there a common type of resume that authors use in the literary world? Standard formats or categories? I'm going to have to start a new one if I'm going to make a serious attempt in this business. Any guidance is greatly appreciated!
 

Terry D

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In the literary world it is best practice to check out the submission guidelines for the market you want to approach and then follow them carefully. In the non-fiction world credentials carry more weight than in fiction markets, but in both, the product, and its suitability for the chosen market is paramount.
 
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