Meet the Team – Samantha Balfour

What is your role at the agency? Office Manager. How did you get into publishing? Quite by fluke. Previously I had worked in interior design and property development. What’s the best part of your job? Working with an enthusiastic and professional team. What do you look for in a book? Relatability and accessibility – I…

Meet the Team – Tanera Simons

What is your role at the agency? I’m a literary agent, focusing on building the general fiction side of the list: I’m looking for rom-coms; love stories; book club fiction; historical fiction; and dark female-led suspense/thriller. How did you get into publishing? I started working for LoveReading after I graduated and, whilst there, I became…

Darley Anderson Open Week!

We are excited to announce that the Darley Anderson Agency will be launching our first Virtual Open Week! Running from Monday 27th June until Friday 1st July the Agency will be opening our virtual doors with a variety of online events for authors and book lovers everywhere! With Twitter Q&As and Pitch Contests, Instagram lives,…

Submissions: Lockdown and Submitting

Submissions: Lockdown and Submitting With the continued presence of Covid and Government restrictions affecting our day to day lives, the Darley Anderson Agency is continuing to work remotely. But how does this affect your submission? We have received numerous questions about how we are operating during the pandemic and the UK’s third national lockdown. So…

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…