An Interview With… Juliet Pickering

Hi everyone, and today on the blog I’m delighted to welcome literary agent Juliet Pickering. Juliet works for Blake Friedmann Literary Agency and represents literary and commercial fiction. Details on what else she’s looking for are below the Q&A. I was delighted when she kindly took the time to answer my questions on alongside whatContinue reading “An Interview With… Juliet Pickering”

An Interview With… Megan Finney

Hi everyone, and this evening on the blog I’m delighted to introduce to you my co ML for NaNoWriMo Liverpool. Megan has been a real help to me and my fellow WriMos for the past three years and I’m delighted to announce that I am now co ML alongside her for this NaNoWriMo year. IContinue reading “An Interview With… Megan Finney”

10 Questions With… Amer Anwar

Hi everyone, and continuing my new combined interview approach, I am chatting to crime writer Amer Anwar about his writing journey and drafting process. Amer took some time away from writing to answer my questions on how he started writing, his writing process and what happens post representation, once your manuscript is with an editor.Continue reading “10 Questions With… Amer Anwar”

An Interview With… Julia Silk

Hi everyone, and on the blog today, I’m delighted to welcome literary agent Julia Silk. Julia is a literary agent at Kingsford Campbell and previously worked at MBA Literary Agency and as an editor for Orion. Along with a couple of questions about what she’s been up to during lockdown, she was kind enough toContinue reading “An Interview With… Julia Silk”

An Interview With… Clare Coombes

Hi everyone, and on the blog this afternoon I’m delighted to welcome author and literary agent Clare Coombes. Clare founded the Liverpool Literary Agency in August 2020 and I was delighted when she agreed to answer some questions for me – one part as a literary agent, one part as an author on her writingContinue reading “An Interview With… Clare Coombes”

An Interview With… Cara Hunter

Hi everyone, and today on the blog I’m delighted to welcome crime writer Cara Hunter. Cara is the author of the DI Adam Fawley series, featuring the bestseller novel Close to Home. I was delighted when she agreed to answer some of my questions for an interview on her journey to publication. Over to you,Continue reading “An Interview With… Cara Hunter”

An Interview With… Megan Jones

Hi everyone, and this afternoon on the blog I’m delighted to welcome Megan Jones. Megan is an editorial assistant for a new northern based division of HarperCollins and is, like myself, from Liverpool. HarperNorth is based in Manchester, and I was really excited when Megan agreed to answer some questions for me on her currentContinue reading “An Interview With… Megan Jones”

First Drafts With… Kate Simants

Hi everyone, and this morning on the blog I’m delighted to welcome crime and psychological thriller author Kate Simants to the blog. Although I’m fairly new to Kate’s novels, I was delighted when she agreed to answer a quick question or three about her writing process and how that all important first draft is written.Continue reading “First Drafts With… Kate Simants”

An Interview With… Nick Barron

Hi everyone, and on the blog today is a new interview for me. Following watching The Deceived, a gripping thrillery twist filled Channel 5 drama, written by Derry Girls’ Lisa McGee (who I am a huge fan of), I was intrigued by the process of how screenwriters go through a similar process to authors. I’mContinue reading “An Interview With… Nick Barron”

10 Questions With… Ian Ayris

Hi everyone, and this evening I’m delighted to welcome crime writer Ian Ayris to the blog. Alongside crime writing, Ian is a creative writing mentor to unpublished authors. I was delighted when he agreed to answer a quick question or three on his journey to publication. Over to you, Ian… 1) Did you always wantContinue reading “10 Questions With… Ian Ayris”