Joining our Townhouse community is easy and free. Just follow these steps...
Go to community.jerichowriters.com (this will open in a new window so you can continue to follow this guide) – this is a different platform to our main Jericho Writers website so you will need a separate log in to the one you use to access the festival.
Click on ‘Join us’.
Check your email now for a ‘confirmation letter’ and click on the link provided.
You can now edit your profile by clicking on the name in the top right corner of the community.
Choose ‘Profile’ and then you can click ‘Edit Cover’ to upload a photo to the top of your profile page, and ‘Edit Profile’ to add a photo of yourself and a description so other community members can get to know you.
When you’re happy with your profile, don’t forget to visit theGroups page and join the Summer Festival of Writing group.
So, you’re getting published. Your agent has persuaded a publisher to take on your book – job done, right? Wrong (and a good thing too, otherwise this blog post would be woefully short)!
There are a lot of people involved in turning your manuscript into a book – and to make sure that your book sells. One of the departments that you might not know much about is the publicity department.
I’m privileged to have a PR director from Penguin Random House as a mentor, and I’d like to share with you 5 things every author needs to know about book publicists.
1) They help to determine whether your book is brought on-board.
Before purchasing your book, a publishing house will hold an acquisi
We at Jericho Writers know how important it is to spend some quality time with your significant other this Valentine’s day…and by significant other, we do of course mean your ever-dependable manuscript. After facing one another across a dimly lit table (it’s surprising how much light laptops can create), you might find that the passion you’ve been holding onto will reignite and boldly take the form of poetic prose.
On the other hand, you may also find yourself staring into the abyss wondering “Can we go the whole hog, or has the time come to start a new chapter?” If that’s the case, then worry not my friends! We have the tools to help you figure out your next best steps. You can check out