The new 2004 edition of the definitive career resource for writers, now completely revised and updated! The Writer's Handbook 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 filled with professional advice from such prominent writers as Madeleine L'Engle, Lois Lowry, Robert W. Bly, M. J. Rose, Ray Bradbury, and Anne Lamott. Part II offers 3,000 quality book and magazine markets, along with updated details and contact information. It also features more than 300 additional resources, such as agents, writer's organizations, competitions, and conferences. New to this 2004 edition are dozens of "quick-look" checklists for writing, selling, and organizing work more efficiently, as well as extensive sidebars with tips for submitting work for publication, writing queries, and more. For writers who want a reliable one-stop source of top-notch professional advice and quality paying markets, The Writer's Handbook is the ultimate choice!