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How I Got My Agent

How I Got My Agent

POSTED BY Laura, 2 Mar, 2017

Before I secured agent representation, I devoured these kinds of posts like a dieter demolishing a packet of chocolate hobnobs. I couldn’t get enough of them, those fairy tales for aspiring writers: How I Found My Agent And Lived Happily Ever After. I pored over them, looking for clues, tips,...


Do creative writing courses help in getting published?

Do creative writing courses help in getting published?

POSTED BY Laura, 31 Jan, 2017

There’s been a lot written about creative writing courses over the past few years. They spring up like mushrooms, proliferating at an alarming rate. When I sat down at my computer in September 2015 and googled “creative writing courses”, the array was bewildering.  I was fairly sure that some of...

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