With #PitMad just around the corner I felt now would be a good time to remind writers to take care when choosing who to submit their manuscript to. Good look to everyone taking part.
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
Agent Hunter is a resource you can use to find agents that may be interested in your manuscript. If you want to be able to search the directory and save results then you will need to subscribe. Different subscriptions offer different benefits.
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...
Here is a list of the the literary (and book) festivals that have caught my eye and are coming up this year.