A guide for those in the writing profession. It includes an online access to "The Writer's Handbook" website offering its comprehensive directory and resources and advice for writers.
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www.thewritershandbook.com; A wealth of insightful articles for writers written by top people in their fields. Last year's articles included:; Foreword by Ion Trewin, Man Booker Prize Administrator; 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; PR Consultants; 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; Press Cutting Agencies; Other; Festivals; Useful Websites; Miscellany; Index of Entries; Subject Index.
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 The Statesman's Yearbook and is a regular contributor to The Times as a book reviewer and serializer.