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 Chapters And Changes
Started By Penworthy
9 184
Out of five subs I've made so far for my WIP, I've had three no replies. ...View
Latest poster: RichardB 15 days ago
Normal Topic Full Manuscript Request
Started By Gemstar
7 143
Thanks Philippa, I will definitely use similar wording to that and fingers ...View
Latest poster: Gemstar 23 days ago
Normal Topic will having gay/bi characters affect my chances of getting published
Started By sparkle
8 175
Yeah, there are publishers specialising in LGBT fiction, but ...View
Latest poster: Raine 25 days ago
Normal Topic plagurism how common is it?
Started By sparkle
5 196
Agree with others - yes plagirasm happens, but the chances of it happening ...View
Latest poster: Raine 25 days ago
Normal Topic using famous people in novels
Started By sparkle
2 109
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Latest poster: sparkle 1 month ago
Normal Topic Author Branding
Started By Craig
6 143
Hi Loreta thanks for your kind praise. Checked out and signed up to ...View
Latest poster: Craig 1 month ago
Normal Topic Agents within the same agency
Started By Kai
5 205
Thank you everyone! Your answers of course make sense, to the point where ...View
Latest poster: Kai 2 months ago
Normal Topic Splitting story into two books.
Started By Wattyd
3 162
Hi there, Wattyd Good for you for having a think about the agent's ...View
Latest poster: Philippa 2 months ago
Normal Topic The dreaded rejection....personal or not
Started By Gemstar
9 276
Dammit, sometimes agents are just too nice! I know they worry a lot about ...View
Latest poster: Philippa 2 months ago
Normal Topic Lit Mag rejections - know where you stand
Started By Philippa
1 149
This is brilliant, good find !View
Latest poster: Julia 2 months ago
Normal Topic Author Enterprises and London Magazine Novel Writing Prize
Started By morgan@authorenterprises
1 177 Latest poster: Mat 2 months ago
Normal Topic Question about older male writers getting agents
Started By AlanRain
18 255
@Hilly - I don't know, as I haven't submitted. When I do I won't mention ...View
Latest poster: AlanRain 2 months ago
Normal Topic One off payments for an MS
Started By Squidge
6 184
Well, I've always got the devil I know to fall back on... ;) Thanks, Debi ...View
Latest poster: Squidge 2 months ago
Normal Topic Fairlight Books
Started By Penworthy
6 211
I sent them an e-mail and have now had a reply. Debi, you're right: ...View
Latest poster: Penworthy 2 months ago
Normal Topic Exclusivity Period
Started By JDB
12 177
Ah, I didn't know you were there on Saturday, JDB. Glad it was useful. ...View
Latest poster: Debi 2 months ago
Normal Topic Submission glitch
Started By RichardB
10 252
Keep at it, and good luck.View
Latest poster: AlanRain 2 months ago
Normal Topic Clarifying agent feedback
Started By Julia
8 217
Hah hah the work never ends! Go girl.View
Latest poster: Philippa 2 months ago
Normal Topic Elevator Pitch problems
Started By Gus
21 407
Ahem, yes. Sarah Manning's vlog is great. That really helped me structure ...View
Latest poster: Philippa 2 months ago
Normal Topic Has anyone heard of chipmunkapublishing.co.uk/shop/
Started By henza
2 1288
Expensive vanity publisher - Avoid! There are serious concerns ...View
Latest poster: Tillie 3 months ago
Normal Topic Putting a Label on it
Started By Penworthy
23 533
Yes, I think different people / agents may hold different 'visions' for ...View
Latest poster: Philippa 3 months ago
Normal Topic Is it okay to be selling a digital copy before being published?
Started By Wolf
3 273
Good ponts. Thank you. I found out from helpineedapublisher blog that ...View
Latest poster: Wolf 3 months ago
Normal Topic Submission question
Started By Kai
8 409
Hi Kai, Yeah, I would send the full. If they are interested, it ...View
Latest poster: Philippa 3 months ago
Normal Topic Should we all just use KDP...?
Started By TheWeyMan
15 371
Thanks BellaM, There's a lot of information to digest on there, I'll ...View
Latest poster: TheWeyMan 3 months ago
Normal Topic Should we all just use KDP...?
Started By TheWeyMan
0 256
...and avoid the barrage of negativity (or silence) received from agents ...View
Latest poster: TheWeyMan 3 months ago
Normal Topic Query Letter for critique
Started By Chico
14 526
Hi Chico, ...Because I'm wondering, and I'm worried an agent ...View
Latest poster: Philippa 4 months ago