So what if your colleagues think you’re more sex obsessed than Michael Douglas on Viagra – better that than being known as the one who steals the toilet rolls.
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.
Seeing your covert art can be a breath-holding moment if you’ve got a definite idea in your head about what it should look like. It could even be disappointing if the end product isn’t what you envisaged.
I wasn’t sure whether a publisher would accept it as it is rather on the racy side to say the least