Camilla Bolton – Agent Wishlist

1. CHARACTER: Miss Marple meets Villanelle meets Kay Scarpetta  2. HIGH-CONCEPT: A Christmas Carol meets Gone Girl meets Before I Go to Sleep  3. A WORLD OF CHARACTERS: Richard Osman meets Lucinda Riley meets Line Of Duty  4. STEP OUT OF REALITY: Game Of Thrones meets Animals of Farthing Wood  5. BACK TO NATURE: Where…

Tanera Simons – Agent Wishlist

My interests lie in rom-com, love stories, commercial historical fiction, book club, and in female-driven novels with a slightly darker edge. Across all of these I am always looking for a strong hook – a set-up that immediately intrigues me and makes me want to find out more – as well as rich, layered characters…

Darley Anderson – Agent Wishlist

What genre of fiction are you looking for? Adult Fiction I am looking specifically for thrillers with a strong central character set in America, Ireland or other internationally appealing locations, as well as and tear-jerking love stories. I am also working with my assistant, Rebeka Finch, who is building a contemporary romance fiction list (full…

Submissions: The Covering Letter

Submissions: The Covering Letter If you ask any published author, each and every one will tell you of the pain of the submission process. So we’re starting a new series on our blog to help you get the most out of your submissions. Now there are plenty of wonderful resources in our archives that deal…

Submissions: FAQs

Submissions: FAQs We had a fantastic response to our last submissions post outlining what we look for in a covering letter. If you haven’t had a chance to read it yet then go check it out. Now that you have the basis for a strong covering letter, we want to make sure that you have…

Our Top Ten Tips for Writing a Tip Top Covering Letter

No.10: Be helpful The thing that I feel compelled to start off by moaning about today isn’t directly linked to covering letters but it is very close to them, too often it is pressed right up against them. I’m talking about my personal nemesis. These are the bane of my working life. A scourge on…