HOW TO GET YOUR FIRST BOOK PUBLISHED
Insight and advice from the leading agent Karolina Sutton and editor Alexandra Pringle
1 ‘If you’re writing fiction, work on it for as long as it needs and finish it. There’s no benefit to sending fiction to an agent if it’s not ready.’ ks
2 ‘Find the right agent for you. Publishers rely on agents for their taste, and are more likely to read submissions from ones they trust.’ ap
3 ‘It’s all about that first chapter.
I’ll read a manuscript for as long as I can, but if I get bored, I don’t read any further.’ ks
‘Write a brilliant synopsis for a non-fiction book. The better the synopsis, the better your chances of getting published.’ ap