10 Questions With… Gina Kirkham

Hi everyone, and this morning I’m delighted to welcome Gina Kirkham to the blog. Gina is a retired police officer, from Merseyside Police and is now the writer of the successful Constable Mavis Upton novels. She was kind enough to answer a quick question or three about her journey to publication. Over to you, Gina…Continue reading “10 Questions With… Gina Kirkham”

10 Questions With… Suzy Aspley

Hi everyone, and this morning I’m delighted to welcome Suzy Aspley to the blog. Suzy is a crime writer, and resides in Glasgow with her family. As a fellow subbing writer (where you are preparing your very much loved novel for agents), she was kind enough to answer a couple of questions for me. OverContinue reading “10 Questions With… Suzy Aspley”

10 Questions With… Brian McGilloway

Hi everyone. This afternoon I’m delighted to welcome Brian McGilloway to the blog. Brian is a crime writer and English teacher, based in Ireland, and he was kind enough to answer a couple of my questions. Over to you, Brian… 1) As a child, did you have a favourite author? Was there a turning pointContinue reading “10 Questions With… Brian McGilloway”

10 Questions With… Claire Dyer

Hi everyone, this morning I’m delighted to welcome Claire Dyer to the blog. Read on for what authors have inspired her, her writing process and what she does to relax. Over to you, Claire… 1) As a child, did you have a favourite author? Was there a turning point with any particular book that madeContinue reading “10 Questions With… Claire Dyer”

An Interview With… Ariella Feiner

Hi everyone, and today I’m delighted to welcome literary agent Ariella Feiner to the blog. Ariella is a literary agent at United Agents, and before that she worked for PFD Literary Agency. Read on to find out what she looks for in that all important submission, alongside what she gets up to on a weekend.Continue reading “An Interview With… Ariella Feiner”

An Interview With… Ludo Cinelli

Hi everyone! Today I’m delighted to welcome literary agent Ludo Cinelli to the blog. Ludo is an agent at the Eve White Literary Agency and was kind enough to answer a few questions for me. Over to you, Ludo… 1) Did you see yourself becoming a literary agent after you left school? Didyou have anyContinue reading “An Interview With… Ludo Cinelli”

An Interview With… Laura Longrigg

Hi everyone, and today I’m delighted to welcome literary agent Laura Longrigg to the blog. Laura has been an agent since 1994, and represents both fiction and non-fiction. Read on for what she looks for in that all important submission. Over to you, Laura… 1) Did you see yourself becoming a literary agent after youContinue reading “An Interview With… Laura Longrigg”

An Interview With… Amanda Preston

Hi everyone, and this morning I’m delighted to welcome literary agent Amanda Preston to the blog. Amanda co founded LBA Books with Luigi Bonomi in 2005. She was kind enough to answer some questions, particularly about that all important query letter. Below the interview, you can find what she looks for in submissions. Over toContinue reading “An Interview With… Amanda Preston”

An Interview With… Oli Munson

Hi everyone. Today I’m delighted to welcome literary agent Oli Munson to the blog. Oli is a literary agent at AM Heath and he loves nothing more than discovering new talent. He also represents David Jackson and Mari Hannah – writers I am privileged to say I have both met. Below, read on for Oli’sContinue reading “An Interview With… Oli Munson”

First Drafts With… Helen FitzGerald

Hi everyone, today I’m delighted to welcome crime writer Helen FitzGerald to the blog, to discuss her approach to the all important first draft process. You can find her biography below as well. Over to you Helen… 1) When you begin the next book, how do you go about it? “Beginning” the next book soundsContinue reading “First Drafts With… Helen FitzGerald”