The Blue Pencil editorial consultancy are running a first novel competition for unrepresented and unpublished authors. The winner recieves £1,000 plus an introduction to literary agent, Madeleine Milburn (who was … Continue reading
You don’t see job adverts for literary assistants very often so when I saw this one from a major London Literary Agent on twitter today I thought it was worth … Continue reading
TOMORROW!! Check out the post about United Agents Open House policy throughout August. Tomorrow is the day for authors of literary fiction.
TOMORROW!! Check out my post about United Agents Open House policy throughout August. Tomorrow is the day for commerical fiction authors.
TOMORROW!! Check out my post about United Agents Open House policy throughout August. Tomorrow is the day for writers of crime fiction and thrillers.
TOMORROW!! Check out last week’s post about United Agents Open House policy throughout August. Tomorrow is the day for children’s authors.
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
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
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
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
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