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I have a completed historical novel which tells its story through six viewpoint characters. Think Ge…
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  •  · @Libby: The synopsis! A world of pain. Agents ask for one side, 500 words, or similar. Hard enough t…
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After taking part in last night's webinar after all, I realise it might not be possible to achieve a…
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Someone on Twitter asked if I was doing #Pitmad. Turns out its a quarterly thing - if an agent likes…
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  •  · Thanks Lynn. I thought it was a US thing, but the person that asked me was a UK writer, so I'm not s…
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Hi everyone, We have a few one to one sessions still available with agents. These sell out real…
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Hi,I wondered if anyone had an opinion on adding a positive feedback quote to a covering letter?I ha…
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  •  · I think that the only time to mention a rewrite or editor review is if you're resubmitting to the sa…
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I was browsing the Submission pages of an Irish publisher to submit my novel (I'm Irish, live in Lon…
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  •  · I hear their royalties and advances are lousy and lousy.
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Hi all,I've just come across an article which may be useful in understanding what makes a query stan…
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  •  · I read all of this article and as ever I'm pleased to see the eclectic mix of successful letters use…
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Hi all,I'm currently pitching a crime thriller to literary agents and wondering how long it takes fo…
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  •  · You shouldn't be able to find just another book to compare it otherwise it's not original. What you …
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Hi everyone.Many of you REALLY helped a few weeks ago when I asked for feedback on submission chapte…
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Hi all, I'm currently compiling a shortlist of agents to send submissions to, and in the course of d…
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  •  · Hi Jeff, the line spacing issue is mainly about the synopsis because if they're asking for a 1 page,…
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This submissions open call from HQ Digital, the digital first arm of Harper Collins, has appeared in…
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  •  · I am so pleased to hear that Francesca and wish you all the best with this. I'm not ready to submit …
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Hi everyone! I submitted three chapters etc to a couple of agents last month. Am I right to suppose …
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  •  · I didn't😂