Beth O’Leary: Do I need an Agent?

Are agents really necessary? What would an agent do for me and how could they help me reach my goal of being published? These are all valid questions for any prospective author. While not everyone goes down the traditional route of getting an agent, we thought we’d ask Sunday Times Bestseller Beth O’Leary to tell…

Mandy Baggot’s April Book Pick

The end of another month means it’s time for a new Darley Anderson Author’s Book Club Pick! This month the fabulous Mandy Baggot has offered up her favourite book from the last month to give us some isolation inspo. Mandy’s bestselling books are loved around the globe for their beautifully heartwarming romance. In 2016 her…

Your Questions Answered…

Ever wondered what makes the perfect synopsis, or whether Agents actually read slush piles? Look no further. We asked on Twitter for your burning questions and we’re here with your answers. If you have more questions or want to find out more about the submission process, the role of Agents or what makes a great…

Rejection: An Author’s Perspective

Another post on rejection, I hear you cry? While we of course love focusing on the many positives and celebrating all publications and book launches, we’re acutely aware of the painful process every author goes through to reach that goal. So, following on from our last post giving our agents’ perspectives on rejection, we thought…

Rejection: An Agent’s Perspective

Rejection – we’ve all faced it at some point. If you’re a prospective author submitting to agents, you’ll know more than most how it feels to get that email that dashes your hopes. Sending your submission out into the world is an incredibly exciting – not to mention nerve-wracking – moment, so it’s only natural…

Darley Anderson Author’s Book Club: Hazel Prior’s March Pick

After one of the craziest months in living memory, we at Darley Anderson hope that you are all keeping well and staying safe. In this time of deep uncertainty it is incredible to see the way that the nation has come together to support our key workers and to keep spirits high.  In keeping with…