Category Archives: Congratulations

I was blind, but – Guest Post from Shelley Harris

Shelley Harris won the Friday night competition at the Festival of Writing 2010, spent the weekend being wooed by numerous agents – and ended up with a wonderful book deal with Weidenfeld & Nicolson, after a hotly contested auction. Her … Continue reading

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Christmassy congrats

A quick pre-Xmas congratulations to Lucy Beresford, who’s been an editorial client of ours in the past, got an agent, got published – and even so chose to come back to the Festival of Writing, wanting to re-establish her career … Continue reading

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Congratulations

A host, a torrent, an unseasonal flood of congratulations. Take a blow, please: Victoria Whitworth, whose The Bone-Thief, is coming out with Ebury Press, early in the New Year. Sophia Bartleet was the early editor on that, and I did … Continue reading

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A Guest blog from Margaret Skea. Winner of the Historical Fiction section of the Harper Collins People’s Novelist Comp.

Margaret Skea, a participant in last year’s Festival of Writing, was born in Ulster, but now lives in the Scottish Borders, dividing her time between writing, respite and emergency fostering and various church activities.  Previously concentrating on short stories, she … Continue reading

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Multiple Congratulations

More ridiculously vast and wonderful torrents of good news. Gideon Roberton (whom some of you will remember from the Festival) has signed up with Piers Blofeld at Sheil Land. Piers will be seeking to sell Gideon’s book asap. Gideon had … Continue reading

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Congratulations

Monster congratulations to WW client Ian Thornton whose Death and Life of a Grim Reaper has been bought by Simon & Shuster in Toronto. Westwood Creative Artists are currently in Frankfurt seeking to sell the book worldwide. The book had … Continue reading

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Champagne on icebergs – and congrats round-up 2010-11

We send huge congratulations to Sally Nilsson on the publication of her book, The Man Who Sank Titanic, an engrossing read about her great-grandfather. Published by The History Press it tells the fascinating story of her great-grandfather, who was at … Continue reading

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