Looking for a Literary Agent

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    Finding a literary agent isn’t just about writing well, it’s also about networking. The trouble is, networking is something I’m not very good at. To me, it just feels too much like using people.   To put this … Continued

Call the Midwife – How Looking for Jonah was born

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  Looking for Jonah is a novel that exploded onto the page.   Steeped as I am in the oral tradition everything I know about folk tale and folk song poured out as I began that first draft – the … Continued

The Editor’s Eye with Susan Opie

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  Editor Susan Opie has worked for Harper Collins as director of their commercial fiction list, and now works part-time for Macmillan Publishing.   I scribbled various notes during Susan’s session, most of which I now discover to be illegible! … Continued