"Knowledge is power. The Australian Writer's Marketplace will help you make confident, informed decisions about what to do with your labours of love." - Kim Wilkins/Kimberley Freeman, best-selling and award-winning author ('The Year of Ancient Ghosts'/ 'Lighthouse Bay') The new edition features articles and resources to develop your writing career, including: * Working with Digital Publishers (Joel Naoum, Momentum Publishing) * Submitting a Non-Fiction Book Proposal (Jane Friedman, writer and editor) * How to Find Freelance Writing Work (Nick Mamatas, writer and editor) * Making the Cut (Grant McDuling, writer and journalist) * My Grant Year (Gary Kemble, writer and journalist) * A sample novel synopsis provided by Kim Wilkins * Plus sample cover letters, advice on hiring commercial services, and a yearly event calendar. SELLING POINTS: * Nearly 2,300 listings of opportunities for writers, including: - Magazines, Journals and Newspaper - Publishers and Literary Agents - Commercial Services - Writing Competitions, Awards, Grants and Fellowships - Industry Organisations, writing courses, and events * Updated * Comprehensive indexing, making it easier for writers to find opportunities. Markets range from genre markets: speculative fiction, history, poetry etc. to opportunities for young writers, and grants, fellowships and residencies. * Easy-to-read layout, making it quick and simple to locate listings.