writing

Restructuring your novel

Someone on Facebook recently posted to ask me about how to restructure an entire book if it needs a bit of an overhaul. This is something I work with authors on at Avon, and itโ€™s also something I had to do for my own book, so I do have a few tips on the best… Continue reading Restructuring your novel

writing

Why the submission process takes so long

One of the things that gave me a huge amount of anxiety when I was first trying to get published was being on submission, which I've written about briefly before. However, the thing that crops up time and time again through talking to other writers is the waiting times - how long it can sometimes… Continue reading Why the submission process takes so long