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 Formatting a novel manuscript
Started By JeanieD
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As long as an editor can tell it's a letter/email/message you are OK. The ...View
Latest poster: VinoCollapso 1 day ago
Normal Topic Query letter for critique
Started By Chico
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As an afterthought, I'd strongly recommend Dear Agent: Write the Letter ...View
Latest poster: RichardB 18 days ago
Normal Topic Synopsis writing for multiple POV stories
Started By WillRogers
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The problem I had with my synopsis was deciding how much page space was ...View
Latest poster: Gus 25 days ago
Normal Topic Is it 'rude' to send your work to work to lots of publishers!
Started By Louloulouisa
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Hi I joined 4 years ago! and then have been very busy writing a ...View
Latest poster: Louloulouisa 1 month ago
Normal Topic The joys of submission
Started By RichardB
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I feel for you Richard B because I came up against exactly the same thing. ...View
Latest poster: JeanieD 1 month ago
Normal Topic Digital Publishing - do you need an agent?
Started By MotherSlacker
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Thank you both very much. That's great advice.View
Latest poster: MotherSlacker 1 month ago
Normal Topic Another submitting to agents question.
Started By Willow
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Thanks Pen, no definitely not waiting on 1 agent, I've submitted to 10 so ...View
Latest poster: Willow 1 month ago
Normal Topic Hi guys. Are these small publishers good or no (TY ;)
Started By Turniphead
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But the Absolute Watercooler is absolutely a good place to check things ...View
Latest poster: EmmaD 1 month ago
Normal Topic How to break with a publisher who ignores you
Started By falcieri
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Good luck and well done for persevering!View
Latest poster: Janeshuff 1 month ago
Normal Topic Question about submitting to agents
Started By JeanieD
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Good luck!View
Latest poster: Philippa 2 months 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 2 months ago
Normal Topic Writer's Workshop critique -- amazing!
Started By Claire
3 129
WW critiques are totally and utterly responsible for me being published - ...View
Latest poster: Squidge 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months ago
Normal Topic Emailed by publishers? Help!
Started By BB
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Sounds like a superb piece of news, well done! Always nice to hear the ...View
Latest poster: OxfordWriter 2 months ago
Normal Topic Beware macauleys publishers
Started By gill46
5 215
Harry, owner of Writers' Workshop, has been warning authors against ...View
Latest poster: eowyn123 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months ago
Normal Topic Successful Agent Query Letter Examples
Started By Philippa
7 258
Great post!View
Latest poster: Daisy 3 months 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 3 months ago
Normal Topic Agent at Waterside Productions
Started By Lisa
7 182
I'm really looking forward to it! It will be so nice to meet with like ...View
Latest poster: Lisa 3 months 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 3 months 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 4 months ago
Normal Topic How long is the usual wait when an agent requests a full MS?
Started By Turniphead
7 217
No, I'm not doing any agent submissions at all, as I have one; and as I'm ...View
Latest poster: Caducean Whisks 4 months ago
Normal Topic Beware macauleys publishers
Started By gill46
0 92
basicallty they are masquerading as regular publishers, but in fact are ...View
Latest poster: gill46 4 months ago