The Writers’ & Artists’ Yearbook has been helping writers realise their dreams of getting on the publishing ladder for more than 110 years, and is bought, borrowed and consulted annually by tens of thousands of writers and would-be writers.
With over 4,000 listings on who to contact across the media and published worlds the Writers’ & Artists’ Yearbook is packed with advice, inspiration and practical guidance when navigating the publishing industry.
This comprehensive guide for would-be writers also provides information on a huge range of topics including copyright law, manuscript submission, e-publishing, self-publishing, finance, agents, publishers, festivals, prizes and awards.
With 82 articles from 50 authors providing wit and wisdom from poets, screen and stage writers, novelists and journalists, new articles for 2018 include:
- Writing popular history books by Tom Holland (writer of medieval and classic history)
- Writing for the health and wellness market by Anita Bean (award-winning nutritionist, health writer, author and champion athlete)
- About editing and writing by Diana Athill OBE (literary editor, novelist and memoirist)
- Turning to crime: writing thrillers by Kimberley Chambers (No. 1 Sunday Times bestselling author)
- How to make a living as a creative artist by Alison Branagan (author, lecturer and business advisor)
- How to choose your agent by Jo Unwin (of Jo Unwin Literary Agency)
- Self-publishing online: the emerging template for sales success by Harry Bingham (author of the Fiona Griffiths crime series)