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 Writing a Synopsis
Started By LiamMurphy
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pps: the "interest" in a synopsis doesn't come from lots of description or ...View
Latest poster: Philippa 8 days ago
Normal Topic Has anyone heard of chipmunkapublishing.co.uk/shop/
Started By henza
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Lots on the link and some of it is v bad - if you don't have time to read ...View
Latest poster: Tillie 18 days ago
Normal Topic Ebook
Started By Squongo
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Apologies, I have just noticed the Great Word Cloud Bazaar for shameless ...View
Latest poster: Squongo 25 days ago
Normal Topic Cover Letter, take two
Started By Squongo
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I am about to put my wafflings out into the ebooksphere... This maybe of ...View
Latest poster: Squongo 25 days ago
Normal Topic Full manuscript limbo
Started By Kai
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Thank you Bric, given how long it's taking I am expecting rejections. The ...View
Latest poster: Kai 25 days ago
Normal Topic Chapters And Changes
Started By Penworthy
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I might run the risk of being controversial here... Yes, agents ...View
Latest poster: Squidge 1 month ago
Normal Topic Full Manuscript Request
Started By Gemstar
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Thanks Philippa, I will definitely use similar wording to that and fingers ...View
Latest poster: Gemstar 2 months ago
Normal Topic will having gay/bi characters affect my chances of getting published
Started By sparkle
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Yeah, there are publishers specialising in LGBT fiction, but ...View
Latest poster: Raine 2 months ago
Normal Topic plagurism how common is it?
Started By sparkle
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Agree with others - yes plagirasm happens, but the chances of it happening ...View
Latest poster: Raine 2 months ago
Normal Topic using famous people in novels
Started By sparkle
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Latest poster: sparkle 3 months ago
Normal Topic Author Branding
Started By Craig
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Hi Loreta thanks for your kind praise. Checked out and signed up to ...View
Latest poster: Craig 3 months ago
Normal Topic Agents within the same agency
Started By Kai
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Thank you everyone! Your answers of course make sense, to the point where ...View
Latest poster: Kai 4 months ago
Normal Topic Splitting story into two books.
Started By Wattyd
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Hi there, Wattyd Good for you for having a think about the agent's ...View
Latest poster: Philippa 4 months ago
Normal Topic The dreaded rejection....personal or not
Started By Gemstar
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Dammit, sometimes agents are just too nice! I know they worry a lot about ...View
Latest poster: Philippa 4 months ago
Normal Topic Lit Mag rejections - know where you stand
Started By Philippa
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This is brilliant, good find !View
Latest poster: Julia 4 months ago
Normal Topic Author Enterprises and London Magazine Novel Writing Prize
Started By morgan@authorenterprises
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Normal Topic Question about older male writers getting agents
Started By AlanRain
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@Hilly - I don't know, as I haven't submitted. When I do I won't mention ...View
Latest poster: AlanRain 4 months ago
Normal Topic One off payments for an MS
Started By Squidge
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Well, I've always got the devil I know to fall back on... ;) Thanks, Debi ...View
Latest poster: Squidge 4 months ago
Normal Topic Fairlight Books
Started By Penworthy
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I sent them an e-mail and have now had a reply. Debi, you're right: ...View
Latest poster: Penworthy 4 months ago
Normal Topic Exclusivity Period
Started By JDB
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Ah, I didn't know you were there on Saturday, JDB. Glad it was useful. ...View
Latest poster: Debi 4 months ago
Normal Topic Submission glitch
Started By RichardB
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Keep at it, and good luck.View
Latest poster: AlanRain 4 months ago
Normal Topic Clarifying agent feedback
Started By Julia
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Hah hah the work never ends! Go girl.View
Latest poster: Philippa 4 months ago
Normal Topic Elevator Pitch problems
Started By Gus
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Ahem, yes. Sarah Manning's vlog is great. That really helped me structure ...View
Latest poster: Philippa 4 months ago
Normal Topic Putting a Label on it
Started By Penworthy
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Yes, I think different people / agents may hold different 'visions' for ...View
Latest poster: Philippa 5 months ago
Normal Topic Is it okay to be selling a digital copy before being published?
Started By Wolf
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Good ponts. Thank you. I found out from helpineedapublisher blog that ...View
Latest poster: Wolf 5 months ago