'A wise and witty book, packed with useful information'
THE SOCIETY OF AUTHORS
'I got my agent by looking in 'The Writer's Handbook'
SOPHIE KINSELLA, Author of the Shopaholic series
'The Writer's Handbook is an essential directory for new and established writers alike'
MARY CLEMMEY, Literary Agent
'This book is a godsend to any serious writer'
MARTIN BROCKLEBANK, Chairman, Speakeasy Writer's Group
NO. 1 FOR WRITERS
Completely revised and updated for 2010, this acclaimed companion provides you with the most current and reliable information on the writing industry. From pinpointing contacts in a wide range of publishing houses and literary agencies to information on writing courses in your area; from screenwriting, TV, radio and newspapers to local literary festivals and grants, The Writer's Handbook 2010 is an accurate, practical and easy-to-use resource for all writers.
It offers invaluable advice and insight from experts, with articles on book fairs, and branding, as well as discussion on key markets and market trends, and useful hints on approaching a literary agent. Whether you are an aspiring or established writer, or a publishing professional, this is the book that no-one in the writing industry should be without.
Includes FREE access to the website: browse the online directory and explore the other useful resources for writers (you will find your unique access code on the sticker on the front of this book).
PLUS: Win 1 of 50 creative writing prizes including YOUR CHANCE TO BE PUBLISHED*
New this year: Google and Books
The Role of Branding in the Writing Industry
The Ins and Outs of a Publishing House
Twenty Things I Didn't Know Before Becoming a Poetry Publisher
Approaching a Literary Agent
International Book Fairs
The Writer's Handbook Recommends
Settling Accounts – Taxation
*Terms and conditions apply.
Competition deadline 31/01/10. See website for details.