Category: Law, Business & Economics / Industry
Publication date: 19990813
Number of pages: 760
The complete reference for all writers, journalists, publishers, editors, screenwriters and broadcasters. Now in its fifteenth bestselling year, this new edition of the Writer's Handbook contains over 5500 entries covering every area of creative writing. Key sections include book and magazine publishing, enlarged UK and US agents sections, newspapers, screenwriting, TV and radio, theatre, film and video, and poetry, alongside practical information about taxation, copyright, grants, bursaries, writers groups and much more. Special features for this editon include Melvyn Bragg on the new National Academy of Writing, David Hooper on Libel, Maureen Waller on the first year as a writer, the bestseller market, how to sell poetry, the Arts Council's guide to creative writing, and the most useful websites for writers.
What the papers say:
"'This is the book no writer should be without,' The Times; 'A wise and witty book, packed with useful information,' The Society of Authors"
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