Free Advice for Authors including Free Assessment of Manuscripts
Wanting to find a publisher? Try asking yourself the following questions:
Is my book really and truly finished or can I improve it? Who is it for?
Is it inspired by the life I’ve lived
– or the power of a vivid imagination?
What do I want from it – money? - recognition? - or the chance to be heard?
Your answers will affect your choice of publisher, how and when you make your approach and how they react.
Maybe you’ve had a few rebuffs. I had plenty myself but I persevered
and eventually found myself signing contracts – and fresh new copies
straight from the press! They do smell good!
money besides), and I'm happy to guide new authors along the narrow path
that leads to success!
and it's due out this year - with the publisher eager to see the sequel!
'How impressed I've been with the thoroughness of your editorial comments.'
Maybe you'd like the same sort of help. If so, just send your work,
or one or two chapters if you prefer.
I personally specialise in children's books and adult fiction.
If necessary, I'll pass your work to someone with the right expertise.
We'll respond by making some helpful comments free of charge.
(Free assessment of manuscripts - that can't be bad!)
We'll also let you know what a full review would cost.
You can use snail-mail
- we'll gladly supply our address -
[email protected] .
(We're old enough to remember paper but have entered the electronic age!)
Please use the form below to ask any questions or get our address.