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Writers' Reference

Essential reference books for writers, including directories which list agents and publishers, and some writing reference books.

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Writers' and Artists' Yearbook 2007 (Writers' & Artists' Yearbook)

Ian Rankin
A & C Black Publishers Ltd

Widely used in the publishing industry, this provides useful listings and is described by the Society of Authors as ‘a must for established and aspiring writers’. See the WritersServices listings of UK and US agents taken from the book.

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Poetry Writers' Yearbook 2007 (Writers' and Artists')

Gordon Kerr
A & C Black Publishers Ltd

Poetry Writers' Yearbook extends the highly successful formula of long-established Writers' and Artists' Yearbook, offering the essential reference material for poets.

Getting published is hard for all authors.  It's difficult to poetry successfully, which makes it even harder for poets to published.  It's a long, hard road to publication and this book is useful guide to how to go about it Review

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The Writer's Handbook 2006 (Writer's Handbook (Palgrave))

Barry Turner

Comprehensive and useful reference tool for writers, journalists and editors, described by The Times as ‘the book no writer should be without’. Updated annually, this gives a mass of listings, plus special articles on topical subjects.

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