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Writers' and Artists' Yearbook 2009: A Directory for Writers, Artists, Playwrights, Designers, Illustrators and Photographers (Writers' & Artists' Yearbook) [Paperback]

Kate Mosse (foreword)
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Table of Contents

Foreword - Kate Mosse

Newspapers and magazines
Getting started
Writing for newspapers - Richard Keeble
Writing for magazines - Richard Keeble
Listings
National newspapers UK and Ireland
Regional newspapers UK and Ireland
Magazines UK and Ireland
Newspapers and magazines overseas
Syndicates, news and press agencies

Books
Getting started
Dos and don'ts of approaching a publisher - Michael Legat
Audio publishing - Emma Higgs
Understanding the publishing process - Bill Swainson
Notes from a successful fiction author - Joanna Trollope
Notes from a successful fantasy author - Terry Pratchett
Notes from a successful crime author - Mark Billingham
Notes from a successful romantic novelist - Jane Green
Notes from a successful historical novelist - Bernard Cornwell
Notes from a successful biographer - Claire Tomalin
Notes from a successful travel author - William Dalrymple
The growth of travel guidebooks - Alex Hamilton
Notes from a successful non-fiction author - Simon Winchester
Notes from a successful MBS author - William Bloom
Ghostwriting - Andrew Crofts
Notes from a literary editor - Claire Armitstead
Notes from a successful crossover author - Neil Gaiman
Notes from a successful children's author - J.K.Rowling
Writing and the children's book market - Chris Kloet
Illustrating for children's books - Maggie Mundy
Is there a book in you? - Alison Baverstock
Books published from blogs - Scott Pack
Notes from a successful self-publisher - G.P.Taylor
Doing it on your own - Peter Finch
Marketing,publicising and selling books - Katie Bond
Helping to market your book - Alison Baverstock
How to publicise your book - Isabel Losada
The publishing year from A to Z - Joel Rickett
Who owns whom in publishing - Bertoli Mitchell
One hundred years offiction bestsellers - Alex Hamilton
Vanity publishing - Johnathon Clifford
Publishing agreements - Michael Legat
FAQs about ISBNs
Public Lending Right
Listings
Book publishers UK and Ireland
Book publishers overseas
Audio publishers
Book packagers
Book clubs

Poetry
Notes from a passionate poet - Benjamin Zephaniah
Getting poetry published - Michael Schmidt
Approaching a poetry publisher - Roddy Lumsden
Listings
Poetry organisations - Paul McGrane

Television, film and radio
Notes from a successful television screenwriter - Andrew Davies
Adaptations from books - Kate Sinclair
Writing for television - Anji Loman Field
Notes from a successful soap scriptwriter - Mary Cutler
Writing drama for radio - Lee Hall
Stories for radio - Di Speirs
BBC broadcasting rights and terms
Listings
Inside the BBC - Emma Hurrell
Independent national television
Independent regional television
Digital,satellite and cable television
Television and film producers
Independent national radio
Digital audio broadcasting
Independent radio producers

Theatre
Writing for the theatre - Christopher William Hill
Listings
Theatre producers
Literary agents
The role of the literary agent - the late Giles Gordon
How to get an agent - Philippa Milnes-Smith
'I think I need an agent'- Mark Le Fanu
How to attract the attention ofa literary agent - Alison Baverstock
Notes from a literary scout - Suzy Lucas
Listings
Literary agents UK and Ireland
Literary agents overseas

Art and illustration
Freelancing for beginners - Fig Taylor
How to get ahead in cartooning - Martin Rowson
Winning the greeting card game - Jakki Brown
Listings
Art agents and commercial art studios
Card and stationery publishers that
accept illustrations and verses

Photography
The freelance photographer - Ian Thraves
Listings
Picture agencies and libraries
Card and stationery publishers that accept
photographs

Societies, prizes and festivals
The Society of Authors
The Writers' Guild of Great Britain
Listings
Societies, associations and clubs
Prizes and awards
Literature festivals

Writers and artists online
E-publishing - Jane Dorner
Ebooks - Stephen Cole
Setting up a website - Jane Dorner
Writing a blog - Isabella Pereira
Listings
Websites for writers - Jane Dorner
Websites for artists - Alison Baverstock

Resources for writers
The writer's ultimate workspace - Rib Davis
Writers' retreats - Maggie Gee
Indexing
Correcting proofs
Listings
Libraries
Creative writing courses
Government offices and public services

Copyright and libel
Copyright questions - Michael Legat
UK copyright law - Amanda Michaels
The Copyright Licensing Agency Ltd
Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society
Design and Artists Copyright Society
Libel - Antony Whitaker
Finance for writers and artists
FAQs for writers
Income tax - Peter Vaines
Social security contributions - Peter Arrowsmith
Social security benefits - K.D.Bartlett
Subject indexes
Index

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