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Is there any way to find out how many books there are on writing? Or how many books about writing were published last year? How many books about learning to write books?

Hi John,

Interesting question.  You can check with Bowker and Bowker at:

Their telephone number is:  Toll-Free: 1-888-269-5372

They track books throughout the US as they provide all publishers with an ISBN.

All the best!

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I can answer questions on how to get published in magazines and newspapers; how to market your own books; how to earn a living writing; how to write press releases; how to find a good editor; how to edit your own books; finding a good printer; finding a good book illustrator; doing your taxes as a freelance writer. Questions I can't answer include specifics around working with a print on demand publisher


I have 36 years of experience as a writer (fiction and non-fiction). I am a book reviewer with Nielsen Media. I am a newspaper columnist and a reporter. I am a former radio station host and I am the editor of a literary newsletter, The Book Lover's Haven. I am also the author of more than 10 books.

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