The Great British Bookshop has followed up its sponsorship of the Priory Academy’s competition to discover a young budding novelist with a short story competition for the sixth form...Read More
On the subject of writing and competitions, if you have yet to expand your writing career by entering a competition, why not make it your New Year’s resolution to try your hand in 2015? If the idea appeals, a few tips might be helpful, some of them learnt the hard way.
In the ...Read More
I’ve been intrigued recently by the number of authors who go into wild celebratory mode because they’ve managed to secure an agent. I even know of one author who turned down a firm offer from an (admittedly small) publisher because she’d just been accepted by an agent and ...Read More
Speaking as someone who’s been involved with publishers and booksellers for most of my career, I’ve always thought of the book industry as woman-friendly and observed little or no gender discrimination. A recent article in the Huffington Post has set me thinking, ...Read More