How to have a career as a writer

This is a third extract from my new ebook, Get Published. This one is towards the end of the book, looking at the big picture of being a published author. Are you winning the war? Kelly Gottuso Mortimer from Mortimer Literary Agency has this advice for writers. ‘Don’t...

What publishers really want

Today’s extract from Get Published is from around the middle of the book. This answers the question I get asked most often by aspiring authors: what do publishers really want from authors? What publishers really want (apart from a proposal) Believe me, I WANT to love...

Sneak peek inside Get Published

In the spirit of ‘try before you buy’, I’m going to be posting some snippets from my new ebook, Get Published, here over the next few days. Decision-making isn’t my strong suit, so it was hard to choose the best extracts. So I’ve picked one from the beginning, one...
Introducing my new book, Get Published!

Introducing my new book, Get Published!

I’d like to introduce you to my new book: Get Published. The idea behind Get Published is this: drawing on my twenty-something (don’t want to say exactly) years in book publishing plus picking the brains of lots of other publishers and literary agents, to make a...