If you are a fan of YA Literature then you need to check out this book festival. It runs annually in London during the last weekend of July and the book deals are so good you'll travel home like a pack donkey.
Summer is definitely the season for book and literary festivals. These are taking place up and down the country.
Spring is when the calendar starts to get busier. As we get closer to the summer there are more festivals. Now is a good time to enter competitions.
As a writer, I wish there was a resource with links to literary competitions, online events and festivals where I can copy the content to my own diary. But, I'm yet to find one. So, I created my own. And, I am going to share this with you.
The elements of synopsis writing by Lorraine Ambers #amquerying
So, you've written your masterpiece and created a shortlist of potential agents. Now, it is time to start querying. In this article I am going to encourage you to create a template cover letter with common content themes, however, do not send this template to agents. Sending a blanket email will not impress. Here is how to impress...
You've finished your manuscript and spent even more time editing. Finally, it is at a standard you are now confident to present. Now you are preparing to query and you are likely to need a synopsis. How do you summarize 80k words to one page?
I went on the Sunday. I was so excited leading up to it that I didn’t sleep and I was shattered. Somehow, once I got there, my energy came back and I had an awesome time.