Category Archives: writerly musings

JCC 2014 Highlights

Thank you, to the writers, editors, publishers, agents, and book professionals who helped to make 2014 the most exhilarating, exciting, productive year for JC Consultancy. Highlights of 2014: Working on 27 books, each at a different stage of development Expanding … Continue reading

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How to Get Published: Free Literary Salon at University of Brighton

Wish I was closer to Brighton to get along to Isabel’s ‘How to Get Published’ event.

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Why Literary Agents Do Not Give Referrals

Originally posted on Carly Watters, Literary Agent Blog:
One of the most popular question when I’m on an agent panel at a writer’s conference goes like this: “If an agent reads my book and it’s not for them, will they…

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Anna Kim – Anatomy of A Night: Meet the Publisher

Originally posted on Lizzy's Literary Life:
So German Literature Month readers, I was half-way through the chosen readalong title, Anatomy of A Night, and my first full-length e-book read, when I recognised two things.  1) I was reading a masterpiece…

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Writers Need Book Festivals

The single most important thing you can do as a writer is to read: read widely, outside the area that interests you, read genre, literary, non-fiction and let go of prejudice and long-held assumptions. Above all, read attentively, not just … Continue reading

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Six-figure book deal for Mslexia prize winner

Don’t you sometimes have a sneaky suspicion that writing competitions are just about collecting the entry fee? Well think again! News that Rosie Garland has just signed a six-figure deal with Harper Collins for her book, The Beast in All Her Loveliness brightens … Continue reading

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Writing is easy for a woman? – thoughts for International Women’s Day

Singled out for newsworthy potential  in today’s Telegraph is Aifric Campbell, sadly not, it seems, for the brilliance of her writing in On the Floor, but for switching jobs from City trader to writer. News copy needs a fresh angle … Continue reading

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Rescued from the bonfire, the lost work of C S Lewis – News, Books – The Independent##

via Lost Aeneid: C. S. Lewis’s ‘lost’ translation of Virgil’s Aeneid to be published next month.

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