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Online club Jericho Writers review: is it worth it?

Getting your book published is tough. In the UK there are many events where you can get information, but it’s harder when you don’t live in London. As a resident of York, I’m always on the look-out for good online resources. I first came across best-selling author Harry Bingham, head of Jericho Writers online members […]

Twitter pitches - Pieter Aertsen's Marketseller

For any unpublished author with a Twitter account, #PitchCB is the stuff of legend. On the fourth Friday of every month, the UK literary agents of Curtis Brown invite Twitter pitches. Here are the guidelines. On 22 April 2016, I joined the hoards – probably about 300 of us – with this: 1653. Oliver Cromwell’s […]

Sparkler illustrating how to submit your manuscript

This month I attended the sold-out ‘How NOT To Submit Your Manuscript’ session at York Literature Festival. For two hours, literary agents Jo Unwin, Sam Copeland and Sallyanne Sweeney  gave gallons of brilliant advice. When should you start looking for an agent? All three agents said you needed to have finished your fictional novel before […]