I can understand perfectly why many excellent writers find this terribly frustrating. Their work, which is every bit as good as anything created by a celebrity author, may never get noticed—or even published—whereas if they were famous, well, it would likely be a very different story.
Here are four of my latest recommended reads, which you may like to give a go – depending on your mood! And don’t worry, no spoilers.
Agents and publishers receive thousands of submissions every year. They’re often reluctant to say how many, but on one agents website I was reading last week, it said the figure was in the region of 2,000 a year. The same agent said they took on around two new authors a year.
Even those who still accept post will not thank you for packages containing glitter bombs or any other quirky method of communication.
It was my favourite book to write as not only does it have a lot of ‘action’ in all senses of the word.
If you every find yourself with the same predicament, here are my top ten tips, which might help you decide
Armed with tickets to see Gloria Estefan’s musical, ‘Get on your Feet’, and a restaurant reservation at The Port House on The Strand, we were like pigs in muck.