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My submission letter to my agent

I thought it might be helpful to share the original submission letter which I sent to my lovely agent, Camilla at Darley Anderson. Now, please bear in mind I wrote this letter a couple of years ago, when I was young and fairly naive - but it did get me an agent, so I thought… Continue reading My submission letter to my agent

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That two week feeling…

Yesterday, someone asked me if I was feeling happy about how my first book, The Doll House, is doing. 'I don't know,' I replied, and I wasn't trying to be evasive or modest or cagey or any of those things, I just really found it hard to explain how I am feeling two weeks after the… Continue reading That two week feeling…

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Facebook Live on the HarperCollins page

Tomorrow afternoon at 4.45pm, I will be live with my lovely editor Charlotte answering readers' questions about The Doll House and writing in general. I have done some of these before as the interviewing editor, so it will feel very strange to be on the other side of it! It will be hosted on the… Continue reading Facebook Live on the HarperCollins page

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How it feels to have a book published

It's 4.38 am, in the early hours of Thursday, 14th September. I'm wide awake, staring into the darkness of my room (well, mainly darkness. I live next to a train line so there is the occasional flashing light!). I have to be up for work in less than three hours, but even though I know… Continue reading How it feels to have a book published

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My time as a sorority sister – Marie Claire

It was an absolute dream come true to write a piece for the brilliant Marie Claire, which appeared earlier this month and is here below in full. Being in a sorority was such a strange but fascinating period of my life and it was really fun to revisit it by writing this piece. Plus they… Continue reading My time as a sorority sister – Marie Claire

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ThankBookFor podcast

Last year, before my book deal was signed, I recorded a podcast with the brilliant Tom Bissell at ThankBookFor. We discussed working as an editor, favourite books, writing processes, getting an agent and at one point, you can hear me squeal as a picture falls of the wall. Have a listen here: http://www.thankbookfor.com/phoebe-morgan-podcast-notes Make sure… Continue reading ThankBookFor podcast