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The writer's handbook 2009

Author: Barry Turner
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A guide for people in the writing profession. It also includes free online access to the companion website offering its directory, resources and advice for writers.


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Genre/Form: Directories
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Turner
ISBN: 9780230573239 0230573231
OCLC Number: 226280466
Notes: Includes index.
Description: vii, 790 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword - I. Trewin; Articles:; The State of the Market and How to Get Published - B. Turner; How to Make a Living While Trying to Establish Yourself as an Author - B. Turner; Getting your First Novel Published - N. Monaghan; The British Love Affair with Biography: How to Exploit the Market- B. Turner; Anniversary Celebration of Dr Johnson's Dictionary - B. Turner; Journalism and the Devaluation of the Written Word - K. Fletcher; Audio Publishing - A. Muirden; Poetry - C. Hamilton-Emery; Screenwriting: From Page to Screen - B. Turner; Permissions to Quote: An Often Vexed Problem for Non-Fiction Writers - C. Hodder; How to Promote your Book Online - J. Reed; Tax - I. Spring; Directory:; Publishers; UK publishers; Irish publishers; European publishers; US publishers; Other international publishers; Poetry presses; Poetry magazines; Small presses; Audio books; UK packagers; Electronic publishing and other services; Agents; UK Literary Agents; UK Literary Scouts; Irish Literary Agents; US Literary Agents; Book Clubs; Magazines and Newspapers; Magazines; National Newspapers; Regional Newspapers; News Agencies; US Media Contacts in the UK; Broadcast; TV and Radio; European TV Companies; Film TV and Radio Producers; Theatre; Theatre Producers; Resources:; Development; UK and Irish Writers' Courses; US Writers' Courses; Writers' Circles and Workshops; Bursaries, Fellowships and Grants; Prizes; Organizations; Professional Associations and Societies; Literary Societies; Organizations of Interest to Poets; Arts Councils and Regional Offices; Services; Library Services; Picture Libraries; PR Consultants; Press Cutting Agencies; Other; Festivals; Useful Websites; Miscellany; Index of Entries; Subject Index.
Responsibility: editor, Barry Turner.


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"'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 Read more...

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