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I am writing this in a train and sitting next to me are an elderly couple. The gentleman is easily in his mid-60s and is reading a book. Curious to know what book he's reading I tilt my head at a cert...
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On 16 March, The Guardian published a review of Anjali Joseph’s novel The Living. It was a glowing review. “An exceptional, unexpected work", was just the title. Samantha Johns was livid. She shot o...
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Even if a writer is writing only to provide comfort and relief to his readers, I think his work still should be factually accurate. Facts are the scaffolding on which the lies of fiction rest.
A cover letter or an email which you will send across to editors across the country (or countries) can't be more than 200-300 words if you want it to be read. That's the one pager which will make all the difference on whether the editor will even pick up the first chapter of your manuscript. Which is why, the pitch is a nightmarish but important part of your path to publishing.