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The 67th edition of the definitive career resource for writers, now with over 700 pages of updated market listings! The Writer's Handbook 2003 provides professional writers with over 1,000 pages of essential information, how-to advice, and paying markets they won't find anywhere else! Part I presents more than 50 invaluable articles with specific solutions to the everyday problems writers encounter. Here is practical advice for overcoming writer's block, finding an agent, negotiating a better contract, designing an author website, protecting and negotiating electronic rights, and much more. Readers will also discover time-tested techniques and surefire ideas from dozens of prominent writers, such as Elmore Leonard, Anita Shreve, and John Irving, as well as fascinating, timeless advice taken from past issues of The Writer magazine. Part II offers more than 3,000 quality book and magazine markets from publishers who regularly buy fiction, nonfiction, poetry, short fillers, plays, and screenplays. Each listing includes detailed and complete contact information. Also featured are more than 300 additional resources, such as agents, writer's organizations, literary prize competitions, and conferences. Updated and revised throughout, this brand new 67th edition features an entirely new section filled with practical, A–Z advice for beginners entering the writing profession, as well as dozens of new sidebars with tips and suggestions for submitting work for publication, writing queries, and much more. For writers seeking a reliable one-stop source of top-notch professional advice and quality paying markets, The Writer's Handbook 2003 is the ultimate choice!
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