Widely recognized as the freelancer's bible, the "Writer's Market" series remains the definitive source for updated editorial guidelines and contacts. This 2008 edition boasts 3500 magazine, journal, publisher, small press, and agent listings, with an additional 600 previously unpublished records and five new markets. Editors Brewer ("Writer's Market" series) and Sambuchino (2008 Guide to Literary Agents) provide practical advice on subjects as diverse as drafting effective query letters and the challenges of a freelance career. This 87th edition also includes five individual author success stories and a nine-page catalog of realistic freelancing fees. Highly recommended for all writing program collections and public libraries.
Savannah Schroll Guz