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Our reviewer concluded on this ambitious book:
'This is a serious handbook for people who approach the business of writing in a particular fashion, for whom simply ‘doing’ isn’t quite enough; it’s for people who need to know ‘why’ as well as ‘how’. On that basis, I have no hesitation in recommending it.'
Oxfam have just launched the second Life Lines CD featuring 56 poets reading their own work.
Our updated review of the new edition concluded that it provided 'superb listings of publishers and agents specialising in children's books across the world' and that it is still 'a fantastically valuable resource for anyone who wants to venture into this highly specialised area of publishing'.
Our reviewer felt that this guide to selling your poetry by Chris Hamilton-Emery of Salt Publishing does what it says on the tin:
'In effect it’s a self-help book for poets, providing 101 suggestions about how develop your career as a poet and sell your work.
If you’re serious about selling your poems, this book is a must.'
This new series is based on the advice Maureen Kincaid Speller,
long-serving WritersServices freelance editor, has given writers over the
years. It deals with the most common problems she has encountered in
the manuscripts which cross her desk.
An Editor's Advice 1 on Dialogue An Editor's Advice 2 on doing further
drafts An Editor's Advice 3 on genre writing
An Editor's Advice 4 on planning An Editor's Advice 5 on points of
Editor's Advice 6 on autobiography and travel
An Editor's Advice 1 on Dialogue
An Editor's Advice 2 on doing further drafts
An Editor's Advice 3 on genre writing
An Editor's Advice 4 on planning
An Editor's Advice 5 on points of view
An Editor's Advice 6 on autobiography and travel
An Editor's Advice 7 on presentation
Bob wakes early with the rewrite of a violent scene in his TV drama playing itself out in his head and realises he doesn’t have a single sympathetic female character in the entire cast... Meanwhile:
'Am now the darling of Writers Block – as I could have predicted after my sentimental piece on the untimely death of a pet cat loosely based on an incident from my childhood is read out to the class.'
The latest new article in our 19-part Inside Publishing series deals with the tricky financial relationship between writers and publishers and gives useful advice on how to approach it.
'With around 80 submissions a week and 7,000 manuscripts sent in to date, MNW is not short of material but is still looking for more good manuscripts.'
Chris Holifield takes a look at this ground-breaking imprint which is looking for submissions from unpublished writers.
Are you having difficulty deciding which service might be right for you? This useful new article by Chris Holifield offers advice on what to go for, depending on what stage you are at with your writing.
Check out this page to find links to the huge number of useful articles on this site.
We have revamped our WritersPrintShop website with lots more information. If you're thinking about self-publishing, this is the place to find out what's involved. If you're ready to go ahead, our high quality service is second to none and there's an economy version for those who want to tackle some of the work themselves. You can estimate the cost for yourself.
See also Making submissions for how to approach publishers and agents.
Are you keen to get your poetry published but don't know where to start? Our new article helps you to look at the best approach to help you make your way into print.
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