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DA Children’s Agency – On Writing: Olivia Levez and The Second Book

For a debut author, the publication of your first novel feels like a dream come true. An exciting and very rewarding end to, possibly, years of blood, sweat and tears. But now you must write your second novel which comes … Continue reading

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Agency Newsletter: April

Some highlights from last month at the agency, hope you all enjoy! John Connolly and Lee Child – No.1 Bestsellers We were incredibly proud to see two of our authors secure the highly-coveted No.1 spot – and even more so … Continue reading

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On Writing: Cesca Major talks Plot

For any writer, first time or otherwise, you are inevitably going to come up against some issues with your plot: Is there enough drama in the second half? How do I get from A to B in an exciting and … Continue reading

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Agency Newsletter: March

Yes, it’s true, there’s two! Here’s the March edition, you know what to do. Again, any trouble with the link to Agency Newsletter: March 2017, don’t worry, just scroll underneath the image for all the articles. Chris Carter is a No.1 UK … Continue reading

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Agency Newsletter: February

Hi again, A sheepish return to the blog as this newsletter comes a little later than anticipated. However, rest assured the reason for delay is all due to a staggeringly busy couple of months. With the London and Bologna book … Continue reading

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Martina’s 25th Anniversary Gift

Martina Cole teamed up with The Reading Agency to give libraries all over the country free copies of Dangerous Lady. Libraries have been tweeting their glee at receiving the special anniversary editions   Martina has been an Ambassador for The … Continue reading

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Chris Carter Tops the Sunday Times Hardback Bestseller List for the First Time

  With his new novel The Caller (S & S) Chris Carter has beaten established authors like Joanna Trollope, Katie Fforde, Neal Gaiman and Sophie Kinsella to the No 1 spot on the ST List in its first week of … Continue reading

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