Australian Writers Marketplace Online

All serious writers will eventually purchase a copy of their country’s writers marketplace. Most countries have them, as far as I’m aware, but they might have slightly different names.

Over the years, I’ve purchase a couple of these reference books. The first time I hardly used the book as I was over eager and purchased it too quickly. However, the fact that I had a copy sitting on the desk beside my computer often inspired me…and you can’t put a price on that. The second version I bought got a lot of use. There’s still post-it notes sticking out of it and pencil notations throughout the publisher section.

The only thing I have against these books is that they are 1) expensive (my last copy cost around $50), and 2) they are too soon outdated. I hate wasting money, but sometimes a writer really needs the information only found in these books.

So imagine my delight when I discovered the Australian Writers Marketplace Online website. Don’t be fooled, there’s no saving to be had here, but at least you’ll have access to up-to-date information.

It’s an option to remember for the future. 🙂

1 thought on “Australian Writers Marketplace Online”

  1. Iam writer from Melbourne Australia and I am looking to give new up and coming writers a chance to have their name in lights. I have set up a short story contest the winner of which will have their story published on my very own website, receive a check for $50 and a free entry in to the Global Short Story Contest that carries with it a 150 GBP first prize.

    the stories should be between 500 and 2000 words and the entry fee is just $2.

    The deadline is 1/1/2011 and all entries should be submitted a http://www.rmskillen.com

    GOOD LUCK

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