BRIDGET WHELAN writer

for writers and readers….

Got an old copy of Harry Potter in your bookcase? Find out how much it is worth….

Only 500 copies of the first edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone were printed and 300 of those went to libraries. To check if you have an ultra … Continue reading

May 30, 2019 · Leave a comment

9 famous authors rejected by publishers (comfort for emerging writers)

I enjoyed reading the article published by The Writers Circle website about famous authors who were not only rejected (in one case 800 times), but also had to suffer crushing … Continue reading

May 30, 2015 · 10 Comments

DID YOU KNOW about these famous rejections?

Towards the end of a course I often remind students that there are people who  go to bed every night knowing that they once held the manuscript of Harry Potter … Continue reading

December 4, 2012 · 6 Comments