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 who we…

Love is in the Air: Valentine’s Pitch Event

Roses are red, violets are blue, and boy oh boy, do we have the pitch event for you!  Romance writers unite! This Valentine’s Day we’ve got an event designed especially for you. We’re on the hunt for the next best commercial romance writer and that could be you.  Have you written a brilliant new enemies…

Writing a Book: Where to Start?

New year will always be a time for reflection, hope and commitment. A time to think about what you want to leave behind in the year gone by, and what energy and ambition you’d like to bring into the new. Well, at least until the end of day two, week one, perhaps the end of…

Competition Time – DA Summer Reads!

Calling all women’s fiction authors! We are thrilled to announce our Darley Anderson Summer Reads Competition! The Darley Anderson Agency is on the lookout for the next bestseller in commercial women’s fiction. We’re talking sweeping romances, contemporary rom-coms, LGBTQ+ love stories, tear-jerking sagas, period dramas, world driven romantic fantasy fiction, and books that will have readers…

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…

Meet the Team – Rebeka Finch

What is your role at the agency? I work as Darley Anderson’s Assistant and am also building a contemporary and new adult romance list at the Agency. How did you get into publishing? This was actually my first role in publishing after university. I knew that I wanted to get into publishing, but I had…