An Interview with Beth Reekles

Beth Reekles is the teen sensation behind THE KISSING BOOTH, officially one of the world’s most influential teenagers and the newest author to join the Darley Anderson Children’s Book Agency, agented by Clare Wallace. At fifteen, Beth began uploading her debut novel THE KISSING BOOTH to story-sharing platform Wattpad, where it quickly accumulated over 19 million…

Book Fairs and Book Worms

Jon Holder has dedicated Monster of the Month to London Book Fair and has created these bookish creatures… And Mary Darby, Rights Executive, is talking foreign rights. In the frantic run up to the London Book Fair I thought I’d take some time out from preparing for my 56 meetings and introduce you to the…

Our Top Ten Tips for Writing a Tip Top Covering Letter

No.3: The Elevator Pitch Do you ever watch Dragons’ Den? I hope you do because it is going to feature quite heavily as my main analogy this week. Imagine that your book is a product which you are going to take before the dragons. You wait nervously in that windowless basement and finally you are…