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Chuck Sambuchino of Writer's Digest Books edits the annual Guide to Literary Agents and Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market. His Guide to Literary Agents blog is one of the most popular blogs in publishing. His 2010 humor book, How to Survive a Garden Gnome Attack, was optioned by Sony Pictures. His books have been mentioned in Reader's Digest, USA Today, The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Variety, and more. Chuck is also the author of Formatting & Submitting Your Manuscript and Create Your Writer Platform. Follow him on Twitter @chucksambuchino.