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To commemorate their 50th anniversary, the Watson Little literary agency has just announced the Wats…
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  •  · Watson Little's own explanation of the upmarket ficion they are looking for:‘Upmarket fiction’ is a …
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What are auxiliary verbs? Here is the definition from google, but it still makes no sense, on where …
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  •  · I thought this up whilst watching March of the Penguins… but it closely relates to my dream about ch…
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I always enjoy the Friday emails from Harry and have gained plenty of tips and tricks over the years…
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  •  · If you want some odd village names there are some good ones in Lincolnshire. Mavis Enderby is not fa…
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You just want it to be clear, and it never is... As if finding your pitch isn't hard enough already,…
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Details of some themed submission calls that might be of interest to short story writers and poets.h…
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Hello all -- I'm in agony! I'm fighting the desire to narrate and scene-set and introduce backstory …
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  •  · Yes, that's great. Thanks Alison. I share your pain, but it sounds like you have cracked it. Well do…
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Calling all Children's Writers. Penguin Books has opened a new competition. Check details below.  co…
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Hi everyone! Well, May went past in a flash. If you saw my goals post for May, you'll know that I wa…
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  •  · Hi, Holly. I hope you've been able to find time to relax between so many important changes.May went …
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Hi everyone,Just spotted this competition with a deadline tomorrow and thought it might of interest …
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  •  · Thanks Sophie, since I write Comic Crime I have entered that novel. Only problem is now I need to wr…
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This subject caused me some issues a while back so I spent time investigating the issue. As Jon ment…
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  •  · Yes, Libby, thanks. I had read that article and learned from it. The key is to make it perfectly cle…
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I am trying to research what engine such a vessel as the ones below in the 1920's / 30s would have h…
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  •  · Thanks Glyn. I will look at this tomorrow. It's very kind of you. Paul
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I've just finished the copy edits on my next book (the title of which has changed and I think I have…
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  •  · I read them first for the Agent information at this point but I love seeing the gratitude of an auth…