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Agents & publishing
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If you get a ‘yes’ from an agent, send an urgent email to all other agents you are querying, letting…
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Pandemic, lockdown and homeworking.Are agents twiddling their thumbs, or rushed off their feet?Is no…
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  •  · No apologies needed! I completely deserved some gentle mockery, thinking I'd been clever to spot som…
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Rejection is an inevitable part of being a writer. Getting lots of rejections is good, because it me…
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  •  · Rejections are part and parcel of being a writer - I've had a lot over the years, to the point where…
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Hi,Just wondering, when would I be best to start submitting my work to agents and what I should subm…
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I remember asking this question to a panel of literary agents at a Getting Published Day way back wh…
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  •  · I've just started submitting. It strikes me that outside of major holidays, school terms, and book e…
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How do you know when a book is 'finished'? At what point to you submit it to agents? On my pre-submi…
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Yesterday, I went with my wife to a popular chain bookstore. Since I am pitching my current WIP to a…
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  •  · I really enjoy a good romance, but if the main character isn’t catchy, is it still called a romance?…
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I'm curious as to what other's feel about agents. My experience has not been very good but that migh…
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  •  · Not all agents are bad - or female. I was in the process of submitting my work and receiving the usu…
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I want to submit to an agent who asks for nothing other than a five hundred word letter and a slice …
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  •  · Where it comes to submission there are a few things to consider. First if you are submitting to UK o…
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Hi all. Just joined and I wanted to thank whoever wrote that post on Austin Macauley, and vanity pub…
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  •  · I had 2 vanity publishers interested and at first I was thrilled to recieve the offers of a contract…
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Having completed the 11th draft of my MG adventure, used the Jericho Writers templates to write my s…
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  •  · Hi, it does sound quite encouraging for you as at least you're getting personalised responses - and …
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After weeks, months or years of sending faceless emails, you finally find yourself sitting across fr…
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  •  · Yes, I think there's too much fear of agents. They're just people doing a job, and some are better a…