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How to Write a Covering Letter to an Agent or Publisher

Writing a decent covering letter – or query letter as they are known in America – is one of the hardest things a new writer has to tackle. Here’s good … Continue reading

July 13, 2016 · 3 Comments

FOUR things you should put in a covering letter to an agent or publisher and FOUR things you probably shouldn’t

It’s not hard to find advice for would-be/could-be novelists on how to write a synopsis of their manuscript, but there’s less attention paid to the first writing sample that the … Continue reading

December 11, 2012 · 1 Comment