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Completely revised and updated, this handbook provides detailed contact information for book publishing in the UK and US, agents, newspapers and magazines, screenwriting, TV and radio, film and theatre, poetry, writers’ courses and circles, festivals, grants and prizes. With two easy-to-use indexes allowing you to search by company or subject, this guide is not only practical, but the most accurate of its kind.

Includes advice and insightful articles on writing for children, characterisation in popular fiction, the role of digital publishing and expert guidance on taxation this book is an indispensable companion for everyone who writes.

Once you purchase the book and register to the site with your unique access code, you can view the complete and searchable directory plus writers’ resources, advice and articles until July 2011.

New articles for this edition include:

• So you want to be an author by Barry Turner
• Writing children’s books by Michelle Paver
• Characterization in popular fiction by George Mann
• Non-fiction: writing what you know by Peggy Vance
• A writer’s place in a digital world by Sarah Lloyd