The things I do to try and get myself into print…

"You can't really go wrong if you aim for 500-800 words and, for sure, keep the thing to less than 1,000 words. Agents asking for a 1-page synopsis are being unrealistic. Anyone who wants more than 1,000 words doesn't know what a synopsis is." Thank you Jericho Writers, I keep reminding myself of this.... Continue Reading →

How to write a synopsis without tearing your hair out …

It doesn't matter don't how long it takes you to finish writing your book. Every time I read through/edit mine, I know I can do better. Writing 75,000 words is a walk in the park compared to condensing it on to one page of A4, in double line spacing, which is nothing short of a bloody nightmare. As for the query letter? I haven't got that far yet.

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