Sign up to the newsletter

Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2017

back to Writers and Artists
The ultimate guide for writers in navigating the media and publishing worlds.
Published Date
28 July 2016


This bestselling guide to all areas of publishing and the media is completely revised and updated every year. The Yearbook is packed with advice, inspiration and practical guidance on who to contact and how to get published.

New articles in the 2017 edition on:
Stronger together: writers united by Maggie Gee;
Life writing: telling other people's stories by Duncan Barrett (co-author of the Sunday Times bestseller GI Brides);
The how-to of writing 'how-to' books by Kate Harrison (author of the 5:2 Diet titles);
Self-publishing Dos and Dont's by Alison Baverstock;
The Path to a bestseller by Clare Mackintosh (author of the 2015 Let Me Go);
Getting your lucky break by Claire McGowan;
Getting your poetry out there by Neil Astley (MD and Editor at Bloodaxe Books);
Selling yourself and your work online by Fig Taylor;
Then and now: becoming a science fiction and fantasy writer - Aliette de Bodard;
Writing (spy) fiction - Mick Herron;
Making waves online - Simon Appleby.

All articles are reviewed and updated every year. Key articles on Copyright Law, Tax, Publishing Agreements, E-publishing, Publishing news and trends are fully updated every year. Plus over 4,000 listings entries on who to contact and how across the media and publishing worlds

In short it is 'Full of useful stuff' - J.K. Rowling.

Foreword to the 2017 edition by Deborah Levy.