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The Writer's Handbook 2008 By Barry Turner

The Writer's Handbook 2008
by Barry Turner

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The essential guide for all writers, journalists, publishers, editors, agents, screenwriters and broadcasters
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The Writer's Handbook 2008 by Barry Turner

Fully revised and updated, The Writer's Handbook 2008 is an indispensible companion for everyone in the writing profession. Packed with provocative articles, useful advice, key contacts, hints and discussion, this practical and straightforward guide provides full details on the key markets. Here you will find all you need to know about book publishing in the UK and US, agents, newspapers and magazines, screenwriting, TV and radio, film and video, theatre, PR consultancies, poetry, writing courses and circles, festivals, grants and prizes, alongside up-to-date information on taxation, copyright, contracts and much, much more. With two easy-to-use indexes that allow you to search by company or subject, this is a book no established or aspiring writer can afford to be without.

New features for this edition:

A guide to the publishing industry and how to get your work published

Chris Hamilton-Emery on the globalization of poetry

An expert's guide to good English

Macmillan New Writing: a bold venture in discovering new talent

The future of publishing as seen by the top agents

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About Barry Turner

Barry Turner has worked on both sides of publishing, as a journalist and author, editor and marketing director. He started his career as a teacher before joining The Observer and then moving on to radio and television. His first book, a study of British politics in the early twentieth century, was published in 1970. He has written over twenty books, including A Place in the Country, which inspired a television series, as well as a bestselling biography of actor Richard Burton. He has been editor of The Writer's Handbook for over twenty years. He lives in north London.

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Barry Turner
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