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New Adult – Dictionary Corner – Publishing Terms Translated

Have you ever spoken to someone in publishing or browsed the submission portion of an agency’s website and wondered what on earth we’re all talking about? Well, wonder no more. Here in Dictionary Corner we will strive to shed some … Continue reading

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Our Top Ten Tips for Writing a Tip Top Covering Letter

No.8: My name is Bob, but you can call me B S Goodwriter Did anyone else notice that lots of people’s names changed, at least for a little while, once they left school? After our last long summer together a … Continue reading

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What are The Odds? Ask Adam Perrott

First of all, in the form of a tweet could you tell us: what are The Odds? The Odds are a family of Meddlers, or Professional Pranksters, whose job is to cause mischief and mayhem wherever they are. (I even … Continue reading

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Our Top Ten Tips for Writing a Tip Top Covering Letter

No.7: Pobody’s Nerfect I’m just going to come out and say it. I am not a fan of grammar bullies. In my opinion, picking on someone for a brief grammatical slip or a badly placed apostrophe is not big and … Continue reading

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Our Top Ten Tips for Writing a Tip Top Covering Letter

No. 6: There are plenty more clichés in the sea Clichés exist for a reason. Because they generally work. They usually make a good point and/or have been borrowed from Shakespeare. And they don’t really do anyone that much harm. … Continue reading

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Literary Agency – Dictionary Corner – Publishing Terms Translated

Have you ever spoken to someone in publishing or browsed the submission portion of an agency’s website and wondered what on earth we’re all talking about? Well, wonder no more. Here in Dictionary Corner we will strive to shed some … Continue reading

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Our Top Ten Tips for Writing a Tip Top Covering Letter

No.5: takemeseriously@sillybilly.co.uk Today I would like to share a story about something that happened to one of my closest friends. We’ll call her Ellen, because that is her name. When Ellen was a fresh-faced 14-year-old she decided it was about … Continue reading

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