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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

She Writes.4 - Reviving The Passion

As most of you know, one of my main goals in life is to be a published author.

I have written since I was a little girl; always creating stories and reading them to my long-suffering parents. 697 more words


A leading literary agency offers six minute slots to aspiring writers. I bagged a slot - what did I achieve?

Discovery Day is a meet-the-agent/pitching opportunity with Curtis Brown and Conville & Walsh literary agents, at Foyles bookshop in London.

Is there any point? Am I wasting my time here? 936 more words

Performance, speed-dating and Mother of Mine

In the weeks since my last update, I’ve had a glimpse of what it could be like to be a famous writer. At February’s Novel Nights hosted by Grace Palmer and Helen Sheppard at the… 529 more words

Petri Dish

Discovery Day at Foyles

A free event for aspiring novelists offering an individual six-minute pitch with a literary agent from Curtis Brown or Conville & Walsh, followed by a question and answer session in a small group – this was something not to be missed. 475 more words