J.D. Sumner’s The Excursionist was chosen for the Sunday Mail’s Great Outdoor Summer Reads – if you’re majorly experiencing the winter blues over the chilly weather, this might be just the thing for […]
Listed by the Observer as one of ‘our top 50 players in the world of books’, Clare worked as an editor at Random House before co-founding Conville & Walsh in […]
Kevin Conroy Scott is the co-founder of Tibor Jones & Associates. As a literary agent he’s discovered and represented authors shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, worked with authors who […]
J.D. Sumner, the author of The Excursionist, is a former postgraduate student from The Oscar Wilde Centre, Trinity College Dublin and has a PhD from Royal Holloway, University of London. […]
Being a writer is tough. Endless drafts, endless edits, endless procrastination. If you’re struggling to write today, there are other writers out there who know exactly how you feel – […]
We’re pleased to share this advice from children’s author, Gill Harvey. Gill spent the first half-decade of her writing career working on non-fiction at Usbourne, before moving onto fiction. She’s written stories for everyone from tots to teens, and for an equally wide range of publishers (though not always under her own name).
Mike Stoner was born in the UK, but currently lives in Prague with his family. He spent a year in Indonesia, which provided a lot of the inspiration for his first novel, Jalan Jalan. He was selected for The Guardian’s self-published book of the month before finding a traditional publisher. He currently teaches English, trains teachers and does freelance writing. He’s planning to finish his next novel by the end of the year.
We asked Emily Banyard of publicity agency FMcM Associates to provide us with some tips for those interested in getting started in book publicity and we sure got what we asked for – enough for a two-part tipsheet. Very much worth memorising if you’re an author as well as a fledgeling publicist. Read and share her sage advice!