Sell your book in 60 seconds: top tips for verbal pitches

So this year at the Stockholm Writer’s Festival I had the lucky opportunity to pitch my manuscript to an agent. My actual manuscript. TO AN ACTUAL AGENT. And whilst I … Continue reading Sell your book in 60 seconds: top tips for verbal pitches

The Ultimate List of Literary Journals in the UK and US: Where to Submit Your Writing

The final stage in any writer’s checklist is simultaneously the most important one: selecting the right literary magazine to send your carefully crafted piece of prose to. But choosing the … Continue reading The Ultimate List of Literary Journals in the UK and US: Where to Submit Your Writing

10 Tips for Pitching to Agents from the Stockholm Writer’s Festival

So this weekend in Stockholm an awesome bunch of creative writers were all in the same room, alongside publishers, agents and some seriously heavy hitting authors. As part of this … Continue reading 10 Tips for Pitching to Agents from the Stockholm Writer’s Festival

The Terror of Submitting Your First Piece of Fiction

I did something truly insane today. I submitted a piece of work to The New Yorker. It was a piece I’ve been working on for about two months now, a … Continue reading The Terror of Submitting Your First Piece of Fiction