Agents and Publishing - and Getting Published.

Penetrate the mysteries of the publishing industry - and read some excerpts from Harry's book on Getting Published.
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Normal Topic Another submitting to agents question.
Started By Willow
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I really don't think that's the case. If we had a slush pile right in ...View
Latest poster: Catasshe 2 days ago
Normal Topic Question about submitting to agents
Started By JeanieD
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Good luck!View
Latest poster: Philippa 2 days ago
Normal Topic Covering letter qualms
Started By RichardB
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Perfect (almost)! I'd adjust that sheep sentence so that it doesn't ...View
Latest poster: Caducean Whisks 5 days ago
Normal Topic Writer's Workshop critique -- amazing!
Started By Claire
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WW critiques are totally and utterly responsible for me being published - ...View
Latest poster: Squidge 9 days ago
Normal Topic Offer of representation from small publisher - how to proceed?
Started By Turniphead
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Authors can still get picked up by agents and bigger publishers after ...View
Latest poster: falcieri 11 days ago
Normal Topic How many times is acceptable to resubmit the same MS?
Started By Willow
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Thanks CaduceanView
Latest poster: Willow 14 days ago
Normal Topic How to break with a publisher who ignores you
Started By falcieri
17 77
I did check out the content of the contract and it's not unusual for ...View
Latest poster: falcieri 19 days ago
Normal Topic Emailed by publishers? Help!
Started By BB
28 203
Sounds like a superb piece of news, well done! Always nice to hear the ...View
Latest poster: OxfordWriter 22 days ago
Normal Topic Beware macauleys publishers
Started By gill46
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Harry, owner of Writers' Workshop, has been warning authors against ...View
Latest poster: eowyn123 27 days ago
Normal Topic Request for full MS! Then ten minutes later another agent rejected the same full ...
Started By Turniphead
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Good luck! Getting a full MS request is always amazing (and hard to do!) ...View
Latest poster: Daisy 28 days ago
Normal Topic First rejection....it's a long road!
Started By Gemstar
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I much prefer email rejections, mainly because my house and shed are ...View
Latest poster: eowyn123 28 days ago
Normal Topic Successful Agent Query Letter Examples
Started By Philippa
7 161
Great post!View
Latest poster: Daisy 1 month ago
Normal Topic Submissions and suspense...
Started By SophieCatScribbles
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Nearly forgot, thank you Kate, and good luck RichardB! Don't let any of ...View
Latest poster: SophieCatScribbles 1 month ago
Normal Topic Agent at Waterside Productions
Started By Lisa
7 116
I'm really looking forward to it! It will be so nice to meet with like ...View
Latest poster: Lisa 1 month ago
Normal Topic Question on writing synopsis
Started By Janeshuff
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It's a strong opening, so in some ways it would be a shame not to ...View
Latest poster: eowyn123 1 month ago
Normal Topic Manuscript formatting Qs
Started By Pipz182
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There are some funny stories about how authors 'embellish' their ...View
Latest poster: Squidge 2 months ago
Normal Topic How long is the usual wait when an agent requests a full MS?
Started By Turniphead
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No, I'm not doing any agent submissions at all, as I have one; and as I'm ...View
Latest poster: Caducean Whisks 2 months ago
Normal Topic Beware macauleys publishers
Started By gill46
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basicallty they are masquerading as regular publishers, but in fact are ...View
Latest poster: gill46 2 months ago
Normal Topic Publishers for Children's Picture Books
Started By Kevin
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Hi Kevin, Best source for picture book info that I've found is Lou ...View
Latest poster: Linda D 2 months ago
Normal Topic Cover Letter, take two
Started By Squongo
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Result!View
Latest poster: Philippa 2 months ago
Normal Topic Why should I send to only 12 agents at a time? It's madness
Started By Turniphead
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Hi TH, yes, folk would probably only edit after ...View
Latest poster: Turniphead 2 months ago
Normal Topic Opinions on my cover letter welcome
Started By Squongo
9 196
Sounds really interesting. Writers' Workshop offer some very handy advice ...View
Latest poster: J.M. 3 months ago
Normal Topic Synopsis Service?
Started By Squongo
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I even have a cover letter in the progress, too!View
Latest poster: Squongo 3 months ago
Normal Topic Agenthunter.co.uk
Started By Philippa
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Thanks guys xView
Latest poster: Philippa 3 months ago
Normal Topic Waiting for godot
Started By JeanieD
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OK, speaking as someone who would say "ohmigosh where do I sign?" at the ...View
Latest poster: BellaM 3 months ago