Publishing Tips and Tools

Get tips, tricks and tools on the business of writing and getting published.

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It will save you time and reduce your chances of rejection if you research an agent’s submission style and business practices before approaching them.

When contacting agents, remember the basics: be polite, follow any submission guidelines and keep your communication clear and concise.

This fact sheet on 'Self-Promotion' covers a guide on self-promotion and why you need to do it.

This fact sheet on 'Book Launches' covers if you need a book launch and how to organise one.

This fact sheet 'Writing a Cover Letter and Synopsis' covers what is a cover letter, what is a synposis, and a guide on how to write both. 

This fact sheet on 'Epublishing' covers why you would epublish and how to epublish.

This fact sheet on 'Literary Agents' covers what a literary agent does and where you can find one.

This fact sheet 'Publishing Options' covers the three different types of publishing.

This fact sheet 'Self-Publishing' covers why you'd self-publish and guide on how to.

This fact sheet 'Submitting to Literary Magazines' covers where to look to get published.

This fact sheet 'General Guidelines for Submitting Unsolicited Manuscripts' covers the do's and don'ts of submitting unsolicited manuscripts.