Author Interviews, Literary Agents, Writing

Tess Woods: How I Got An Agent

"I worked hard on my MS for years making sure it was as strong as I could possibly make it before I wasted any agent’s time asking them to read it."- Tess Woods

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Author Interviews, Literary Agents, Writing

Joanna Nell: How I Got An Agent

"I did have a clear idea of what the book was about and how it fitted into the market. In the case of The Single Ladies of Jacaranda Retirement Village, it meant identifying a social trend in positive ageing and a gap in the market for novels featuring older women."- Joanna Nell

Author Interviews, Literary Agents, publishing, Writing

Ben Hobson: How I Got An Agent

"I found that, after so many years of butting my head up against publishing shut-doors, that I’d started to change my voice to suit some ephemeral, unknowable audience. I was trying to write how I thought people wanted me to, in contrast to my actual voice."- Ben Hobson

Book reviews, psychology

Book Review: Before I Let You Go by Kelly Rimmer

Before I Let You Go by Kelly Rimmer Hachette, 2018 (Review copy provided by publisher) Synopsis: The 2:00 a.m. call is the first time Lexie Vidler has heard her sister’s voice in years. Annie is a drug addict, a thief, a liar—and in trouble, again. Lexie has always bailed Annie out, given her money, a place… Continue reading Book Review: Before I Let You Go by Kelly Rimmer