There are several different routes to get your book in print – self-publishing, small presses and (the holy grail) an agent and a large publisher. In April 2019, after a lot of deliberation, I signed with the small press March Hamilton for my debut middle grade novel TOBY AND THE SILVER BLOOD WITCHES. I’d had… Continue reading So you’re wondering if you should go with a small press?
A year ago, I suddenly had four full manuscript requests on my middle grade novel. Before that, I’d received 18 form rejections. This was, however, a new draft. I was over the moon. I thought this was it. It wasn’t. All of them were turned down. Over the following year, after many more edits and… Continue reading Should you get your hopes up by a full request?