The Writer's Handbook 2011: The Complete Guide for all Writers, Publishers, Editors, Agents and…

Paperback | July 15, 2010

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Described by The Times as 'the book no writer should be without', this is the definitive guide for everyone in the writing profession. Including free online access to www.thewritershandbook.com, which offers access to the comprehensive and searchable directory, as well as even more advice and resources, this is a must-have for writers.

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Described by The Times as 'the book no writer should be without', this is the definitive guide for everyone in the writing profession. Including free online access to www.thewritershandbook.com, which offers access to the comprehensive and searchable directory, as well as even more advice and resources, this is a must-have for writers.

BARRY TURNER has worked on both sides of publishing, as an editor and marketing director and also as an author. He has been a full time writer for over 30 years and has worked as a journalist and broadcaster in the fields of politics, biography, travel and education. As well as being the author of over 20 books, Barry is the editor of...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:832 pages, 9.24 × 6.22 × 1.64 inPublished:July 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230207294

ISBN - 13:9780230207295

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Table of Contents

A wealth of insightful articles for writers by top people in thir fields. Last year's edition included:
Introduction
And then there was Google, Barry Turner
Writing for laughs - comedy writing, Nick Hodder
The name of the game, Barry Turner
The ins and outs of a publishing house, Jon Slack
Twenty things I didn't know before becoming a poetry writer, Chris Hamiliton-Emery
Making an unsolicited approach to a literary agent
On the way to the fair - International book fairs, Barry Turner
The Writer's Handbook recommends: How Not to Write a Novel, Barry Turner
Settling accounts - taxation, Ian Spring 

A-Z Directory
Useful websites
Miscellany
Index of Entries
Subject Index

Editorial Reviews

'A wise and witty book, packed with useful information' --The Society of Authors'There's a perception that you can't get into publishing if you're not connected, but I didn't know anyone. I got my agent by looking in The Writer's Handbook' - Madeleine Wickham (aka Sophie Kinsella)'The Writer's Handbook is an essential directory for new and established writers alike' - Mary Clemmey, Literary Agent'If you want to write and be published, this book should never be more than a hand's reach away' - Christine Aziz, author and winner of Richard and Judy's How to Get Published Competition'This book is a godsend to any serious writer' - Martin Brocklebank, Chairman, Speakeasy Writer's Group