As an agent I have helped authors develop their work to a level at which it is ready to be submitted to publishers. As an editorial advisor I have given detailed assessments to aspiring authors. As a copy-writer I have written copy for entire websites. As a proof-reader I have proofed pre-publication galleys for some of the major trade publishers in the UK.
As an agent I have helped authors develop their work to a level at which it is ready to be submitted to publishers. I have then submitted the material, received offers from publishers and negotiated the authors' contracts.
In this new edition 54 chapters cover the central pillars of writing creatively: the theories behind the creativity, the techniques and writing as a commercial enterprise. With contributions from over 50 poets, novelists, dramatists, publishers, editors, tutors, critics and scholars, this is the essential guide to writing and getting published. · A 3-in-1 text with outstanding breadth of cover... read more
Your 60s took place away from London and you experienced the songs in the order they happened, and those times made sense at the speed they occurred. And one other thing - you fell into being a Bob Dylan fan. Bob Dylan, who came out of the folk blues of past America into your life, into the present, into the Beatles and Stones.Bob Dylan who sounded like no one else until everyone else sounded ... read more
Something of the Night A funny and fascinating night-owl's guide to Britain, exploring the truth of what night means in Britain and what we do in the dark Full description
When pickpocket Danny accidentally bids for Maharajah the elephant at an Edinburgh auction, he's swept up on an unforgettable journey. His new employer, a zookeeper, transforms Danny into a bejewelled Indian prince. As he rides Maharajah from Scotland to his new home in England, even Queen Victoria follows their journey with delight., But a rival zookeeper wagers on their failure, and soon Dan... read more
The Diaries of a Fleet Street Fox Fleet Street Fox's anonymity allows her to delve deep into the dark corners of that most guilty of pleasures - the tabloid expose. In this title, she tells the truth about her trade: the private scandals, victories and disasters that don't end up on the front page. Full description
At 30, Duncan Bannatyne had no money and was enjoying life on the beaches of Jersey. He saw a story of someone who had made himself a millionaire, and decided to do the same. Five years later he had done it, and now he is worth GBP168 million. In this remarkable book, Bannatyne relives his colourful path to riches, from ice cream salesman to multi-millionaire, explaining how anyone could take ... read more
Paperback. Pub Date :2007-09-06 Pages: 368 Language: English Publisher: Faber & Faber Disco emerged from the fall-out of the Black Power Movement and an almost exclusively gay scene in a blaze of poppers. strobe lights. tight trousers . hysterical diva vocals and synthesized beats in the late sixties. As a genre. disco radically re-defined the sensibility of the seventies to the extent where r... read more
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