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Hi everyone! I'm delighted to invite you to an 'open for all' Jericho Writers event which will serve…
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  •  · This was a brilliant event, thank you to all for organising, so much info and loved your reading Sop…
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Who here has submitted a non-fiction proposal, either to literary agents or direct to publishers? Wo…
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  •  · There is indeed, but it’s not much used. I’ve read Harry’s article on Jericho Writers, attended the …
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Hey, I've written my synopsis and it's 1400 words. While the Jericho synopsis article suggests 500-8…
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  •  · I'll chip in by saying, I drafted a 400-word synopsis, one page using 1.5 spacing. I sent it to the …
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Hi Folks.A few weeks back the subject of genres (historical fiction) was discussed, current trends e…
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  •  · I used to fly helicopters with a guy who told me made his first million by writing erotica almost ex…
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So, if you are writing in two very different genres, and one of them is heading towards submission t…
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  •  · Thanks. If my fiction submission was likely to be ready in the next x months then that would make se…
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After hearing about some positive experiences with the agent 121s around here, I was wondering how/w…
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  •  · That sounds brilliant. Good luck with the requests for the full. Keep us posted!
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Hi everybody,Anna just found this link to Greg Buchanan's advice on talking to agents. It might be o…
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I had a 15-minute 121 with an agent this morning, and thought it might help others if I shared some …
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  •  · Shit, someone snuck you a copy of my manuscript!To be fair to my agent, she did say that the only er…
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Finally got a request for a full ms (yay, me!), but they want a separate bio. Is there any informati…
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  •  · The bio shows your personality nicely. You could tighten the 1st para: omit 'her writing' in l. 2 ('…
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Hello everyone, I've heard that agents are snowed under at the moment and are taking a while to get …
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  •  · Thanks Lynn, same for you - let's keep our fingers crossed, and while waiting start writing somethin…
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Hi there, discovered this website minutes ago so please excuse any bad posting etiquette! I'm lookin…
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  •  · Heens, I just received this link from Anna Burtt, precious advice on talking to agents from Greg Buc…
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I had my 1-2-1 15 minute phone call with my chosen book doctor today, and it was extremely useful (h…
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  •  · That is good to hear. Maybe there's hope of reducing the number of cookie-cutter products on Amazon …