J. Paul Dyson

Biography

J. Paul Dyson studied English at the University of Cambridge, where he co-founded an annual literary anthology for Downing College. He has been placed as winner and runner-up in a number of writing competitions, and has had short fiction and poetry published in a variety of magazines. After graduation he went on to work as an Assistant Editor, Editor, and ultimately Senior Editor for Thomson Reuters. In 2001 he founded firstwriter.com, which quickly established itself as one of the world’s most important international websites for writers. In 2008 he launched its sister-site, MusicSocket, to provide a similar service for musicians.

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Books

The MusicSocket.com Music Industry Directory 2015
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,350. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014 by JP&A Dyson. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
This indispensable directory is a must-have for anyone wanting to make it in the music industry! It gives you: hundreds of record labels; hundreds of music managers; indexes by genre, so you can quickly find all the right listings; and access to overseas markets. It also provides free access to the entire current databases online, including over 1,400 record labels, and over 900 managers.
Writers' Handbook 2015
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 187,070. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014 by JP&A Dyson. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The 2015 edition of firstwriter.com’s bestselling directory for writers provides details of over 1,200 literary agents, book publishers, and magazines, including revised and updated listings from the 2014 edition, and over 380 brand new entries.
Writers' Handbook 2014
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 189,790. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by JP&A Dyson. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This indispensable guide for writers provides details of hundreds of literary agents, book publishers, and magazines; including contact details, types of material accepted, and how to approach them! Subject indexes for each area provide easy access to the markets you need, with specific lists for everything from romance publishers, to poetry magazines, to literary agents interested in thrillers.

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