The Pen and the Book (1899)
A guide for young writers written by Walter Besant, including chapters on the cost of production, methods of publishing, copyright, and choosing publishers, literary agents and editors. Also includes a prospectus for the Society of Authors.
Besant, Walter. The Pen and the Book. London: T. Burleigh, 1899. https://archive.org/details/penandbook00besauoft/page/n5/mode/2up.
Besant, Walter, “The Pen and the Book (1899),” The History of the Society of Authors, 1884–1914, accessed December 5, 2023, https://historysoa.com/publications/1899-Besant-The-Pen-and-the-Book.