BRIDGET WHELAN writer

August is archive month. Posts from the past

Reminder for Writers of Literary Fiction: major literary agent wants to see your manuscript

TOMORROW!! Check out the post about United Agents Open House policy throughout August. Tomorrow  is the day for  authors of literary fiction. Advertisements

August 21, 2016 · 2 Comments

Reminder for writers of commerical fiction: major literary agent wants to see your manuscript

TOMORROW!! Check out my post about United Agents Open House policy throughout August. Tomorrow  is the day for commerical fiction authors.

August 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Reminder for Crime and Thriller Writers: major literary agency wants to see your manuscript.

TOMORROW!! Check out my post about United Agents Open House policy throughout August. Tomorrow  is the day for writers of crime fiction and thrillers.

August 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Reminder for Children’s authors: a major literary agency wants to see your manuscript

TOMORROW!! Check out last week’s post about United Agents Open House policy throughout August. Tomorrow  is the day for children’s authors.

July 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

August could be a special month for Writers waiting to be discovered

United Agents – the leading European  literary and talent agency – have annouced Open House for writers throughout August. That means they are inviting novelists to submit a synopsis and … Continue reading

July 22, 2016 · 12 Comments

How to hook a reader (or an agent) in 3 easy steps…

By Sally Apokedak, @sally_apokedak Part of the How They Do It Series  on Fiction University American literary agent Sally Apokedak describes how to hook a reader in 3 easy steps. … Continue reading

January 25, 2016 · 1 Comment

Make Crime Pay – leading literary agent is looking for new crime novelists

AM Heath is one of the UK’s major literary agents. It won’t be long before they are celebrating their 100th birthday and they have a very impressive author list. For … Continue reading

April 27, 2015 · 6 Comments

Guest Post – The Route to Publication with John O’Donoghue. From the bad old days of the 80s to publishers competing for his memoir

I’m handing my blog over today to John O’Donoghue, winner of Mind Book of the Year 2010 I didn’t have a very good Eighties. For all the triumphalism you see … Continue reading

February 5, 2014 · 6 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