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…

What we mean when we talk about Diverse Voices

Own Voices. Under-represented writers. Diverse voices. If you’ve been in any way following the children’s book market, you’ll have (hopefully!) noticed an increase in the number of people talking about diversity. You might have seen tweets where writers talk about their work being #ownvoices. You might have read some of the recent CILIP Reflecting Realities…

Darley Anderson Author’s Book Club: Tim Weaver’s February Pick

Another month, another book, and this month’s Darley Anderson Author’s Book Club pick comes from Sunday Times Bestselling Author, Tim Weaver! After ten books, two Richard and Judy Book Club picks, and a National Book Award Nomination, Tim knows his stuff when it comes to writing and reading commercial fiction. His work has been translated…