Category Archives: Meet the DA team

What’s the Best Love Story of All Time, Andrea?

Well, it’s that time of year again. The week of love is here (otherwise known as the week of desperately trying to find a card that doesn’t look like you picked it up last minute at the supermarket round the … Continue reading

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What’s the Best Love Story of All Time, Emma?

Well, it’s that time of year again. The week of love is here (otherwise known as the week of chocolate and things shaped like hearts culminating in a lot of heart-shaped chocolates). We’ve been getting into the Valentine’s Day spirit … Continue reading

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11 Ways Not To Start Your Novel – No. 10

With Extended Dialogue (or in a car) “What do you mean you’re not going to do a blog post about not starting your novel in a car?” “Well, it’s just that we’ve already attacked airports and that’s led people to … Continue reading

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Getting Into Publishing – Emma Winter Rights Assistant

‘Don’t worry, you’ll get there soon enough’ and ‘If it’s worth getting, it’s worth waiting for’ were among the many platitudes that kept me going  whilst trying to get a job in publishing. Having graduated in 2011, with a BA Hons … Continue reading

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Getting Into Publishing – Vicki Le Feuvre Agency Editor

What do you do with a BA in English? What is my life going to be? Four years of college And plenty of knowledge Have earned me this useless degree. Opening lines of Avenue Q As I sat in the … Continue reading

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Getting Into Publishing – Keshini Naidoo Crime & Thriller Reader

Growing up, I was the classic ‘child-that-loves-books’, continually accompanied by a paperback or two and finding time to read when I was brushing my teeth, eating dinner or walking down the street (ouch, lampposts). I feel really lucky to now … Continue reading

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Getting Into Publishing – Mary Darby Rights Executive

Don’t you have to know somebody who knows somebody who knew somebody else’s Grandfather’s niece? No. At least, not always. My job search, for example, didn’t involve anyone but countless internship enquiry letters and me. James Caan would have been … Continue reading

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