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About the author:
Edwin H. Sinclair has been a successful businessman, investor and author for many years now. The information in this book was gathered from his own experiences, the many mistakes he admits to having made, plus interviews with friends and associates who have been kind enough to contribute information about their own experiences

Two of his other books are also available from "Secrets to Success," (ISBN 1882629-98-1) and "Buying Foreclosed Properties," (ISBN 1882629-70-1).

More information about these two and his other books can be seen at Mr. Sinclair's website or by searching by using the listed ISBN numbers.

It should be noted that rumors of Mr. Sinclair's demise may have been greatly exaggerated. His books are published by Magic Lamp Press, and Sinclair became friendly with another author published by the same company - Gene Grossman, creator of the 15-book series of Peter Sharp Legal Mysteries.

When Sinclair decided to retire from writing, he gave Mr. Grossman permission to 'kill him off' in one of the Legal Mysteries, which Grossman did, in Peter Sharp Legal Mystery #15: "Murder Under Way."

If you're curious about Sinclair's demise, you should read "Murder Under Way," also available from as either a dead-tree or eBook. See details and ordering info at

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How Not To Write Your First Book

Authored by Edwin H. Sinclair Jr.

Successful author Sinclair proudly admits to having made almost every mistake possible during his writing career, and with this book he tries to help new writers from following in his footsteps.

He also discusses the benefits that new technology offers, and his 17 chapters contain much valuable information, writing/publishing/distribution tips and advice about agents, Amazon, the Internet, POD, author scams, and much more.

This is the perfect book for anyone who has ever thought about writing a book. It tells you how to start, and how to finish.

The book covers all the things a beginning writer should avoid - from crooked agents, non-publishers, phony writing contests, to horror stories that other authors and publishers have encountered.

Mister Sinclair can help you avoid the problems and bad practices that it took him years to correct. Reading this book will save you months of aggravation and thousands of dollars.

Publication Date:
1882629582 / 9781882629589
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Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
5.25" x 8"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Language Arts & Disciplines / Publishing

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