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How To Write A Killer Cover Letter

A cover letter introduces you and your novel to potential agents or publishers. This letter is your first point of contact between you and a publishing professional, therefore, it is crucial that aspiring authors know how write a decent cover letter. 683 more words


5 Reasons Agents Don’t Explain Rejections 

Something I have heard a lot from Writer friends is how frustrating it is to receive a rejection without any other feedback as to why. Well, here from the horse’s mouth, are the reasons why: 534 more words


Things are different now, and things are the same.

I remember thinking that when I got an agent magic would take over my world. Words would roll out of my fingers like ocean waves. Revisions would feel like a casual stroll rather than a marathon. 555 more words

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How it feels to have a book published

It’s 4.38 am, in the early hours of Thursday, 14th September. I’m wide awake, staring into the darkness of my room (well, mainly darkness. I live next to a train line so there is the occasional flashing light!). 815 more words

Top 10 Reasons Books Are Rejected by Publishers

The following article is provided by Keller Media as a public service. It is intended to help, support, guide and inspire writers to achieve their publishing goals. 964 more words


ThankBookFor podcast

Last year, before my book deal was signed, I recorded a podcast with the brilliant Tom Bissell at ThankBookFor.

We discussed working as an editor, favourite books, writing processes, getting an agent and at one point, you can hear me squeal as a picture falls of the wall. 44 more words

NJSCBWI Conference Or...

…a drink at 11:30AM is fine if you are learning!

This past weekend I put my job and family life in a box, shoved it under the bed and went all the way to beautiful downtown New Brunswick to get my author game ON. 666 more words

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