7 Must-Know Facts About Manuscript Appraisals

A manuscript appraisal provides a crucial buffer before submission, and enables not only the development of your manuscript but the development of yourself as a writer, helping you on your way as you work towards publication. But how can you

Why Your Writing Has Been Rejected And How To Cope

There are countless factors that go into rejecting a work. You might be familiar with submitting, but here’s a peek into the flip-side of publishing and rejection. I’ve been on both sides of the rejection spectrum recently: as a writer

Killer Synopsis

How To Write A Killer Synopsis For Your Novel : The Ultimate Guide

If you’ve never written a synopsis before or you’re hoping for a refresher, the following guide contains everything you need to know. We’ll look at exactly what a synopsis should achieve, provide a step-by-step approach to crafting one, and warn you where things might

3 Paths to Publishing

The 3 Paths To Publishing & What You Need To Know

You submit to a publisher and, beyond all hope, hear the sweetest words you could ever imagine: We’re interested. Or you notice that a publisher offers a service, a manuscript assessment, and see it as a way of getting a

Do You Need a Literary Agent? The Definitive Pros and Cons List

Editor Claire Bradshaw takes us through the ultimate pros and cons of having a literary agent...


How To Format Your Short Story For Publications: A Step By Step Guide

Looking to submit your short stories to publications? Check out this step-by-step guide to formatting.

Everything You Need to Know About Publishing Industry Etiquette

Hannah talks to three leading publishers about how first time novelists can make an impression.

Manuscript Submissions - Small Australian Publishers

How To Prepare Your Manuscript For Small Aussie Publishers

We provide guidelines and helpful tips for submitting to three of Australia's best independent publishers...

How to take your manuscript from unsolicited to solicited

5 Simple Ways to Take Your Manuscript from Unsolicited to Solicited

We talk to Madonna Duffy, Head of Publishing at University of Queensland Press about how to get our manuscripts in front of publishers...

How To Write A Killer Cover Letter to Publishers

All you need to know to create a killer cover letter for submitting your novel to publishers...