Novel #writing: On finding the Right Literary Agent #QueryTip — Daily (w)rite

Novel writing isn’t for the impatient (or wise, for that matter). I’ve been writing mine since end 2011, and this year, I’ve finally found a literary agent for it, and for my writing. An insightful editor, an entertaining conversationalist and email-writer who doesn’t mince his words, and a wry tweeter of cat pictures: Ed Wilson…

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Want #QueryTip from a Literary Agent ? #MSWL — Daily (w)rite

Publishing professionals have often appeared on this blog as part of an ongoing guest post series. After a bit of break, it is my absolute pleasure today to welcome Kirsty McLachlan, an established literary agent at David Godwin Associates. Meet Literary Agents: London Writers’ ClubI met her at the London Writer’s Club, a venue and…

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Poet Robot – Now Available, Also… Goodbye for now — A Narcissist Writes Letters, To Himself

Today’s the day. You can get the book here: https://www.createspace.com/5919886 And now for a farewell (for now). All methods, ideally, self-destruct. I began this blog as a means of coping with depression, anxiety and anger. I did so by expressing said depression, anxiety and anger in jokes which made me laugh, converting pain into […]

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Hooking the Reader by guest author Paula Berinstein — Valerie Penny’s Book Reviews

SIX TIPS FOR ENGAGING READERS WITHIN TWO SECONDS: THE HOOK IN FICTION AND MEMOIRS This article first appeared in Kobo Writing Life published on 14 October 2012 at https://kobowritinglife.com/2012/10/14/six-tips-for-engaging-readers-within-two-seconds-the-hook-in-fiction-and-memoir/. The secret to writing great hooks is to infuse them with possibility and add a dash of spice. Here are six tips to help you engage readers in […]

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