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Best tips for a bestseller

The following TEDx Talk is by Jonny Geller, literary agent and CEO at Curtis Brown. He makes some great points about the importance of knowing what a book is about — sounds simple, but it’s not always so easy for an author. 188 more words


Irony in the Life of a Writer

The irony of it all is that sometimes, it seems, you have to let go of an aspiration or hope in order for it to come true or to bear fruit.  1,044 more words


Twitter PitchCB success

Not long after finishing my debut novel, The Almond Tree, I had begun writing my second novel, The Plantation House, when I heard about a Twitter initiative from leading literary agents Curtis Brown Group.  55 more words


A Blast from the Past: Third Round Part 1

In this series we have been revisiting the Steelers’ draft picks from 2010-2013. Links for the previous articles can be found at the end of this one. 1,181 more words

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Participating in #PitchCb

So it was my second attempt at pitchcb but I pitched a different manuscript and I got a like! Unlike the first time, I forced myself to stay away from the computer and phone. 151 more words


27/04 Internships

HELLO EVERYONE! Hows ya week?? I had the RooftopBookClub yesterday, the SYP bingo tomorrow AND all the fun of my new job so it’s good! I’m going to assume yours is great too. 283 more words


What makes a bestseller

Jonny Geller well-known Literary Agent explains how he knows what books to pick – very useful for those of us conceiving novels. Jonny Geller Ted talk