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How to Make Mistakes and Miraculously Still get Published by Sue Divin

Novel Fair 2020 novel fair winners

How to Make Mistakes and Miraculously Still get Published by Sue Divin

  Sue Divin, IWC Novel Fair 2019 Finalist. I made every mistake possible writing my novel – but it worked. If you already have a Masters in Creative Writing and the money to pay for expensive literary consultancy manuscript reviews then please stop reading now. If you’re scared to admit you’re a writer, wonder what possessed you to start writing a novel in the first place and still haven’t a clue what ‘literary fiction’ is, then this is for you. And yes. You should consider entering the IWC Novel Fair 2020. I’m an agented writer and Guard Your Heart, my...

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Neil Sharpson on his Novel Fair Experience

Irish Writers Centre Events Novel Fair 2020

Neil Sharpson on his Novel Fair Experience

This year, I was fortunate enough to finally get signed by a literary agent, the redoubtable Jennie Goloboy of the Donald Maas Literary Agency for my novel The Caspian Sea, (a Cold War spy thriller set two hundred years in the future, think what John Le Carré might write after a night doing absinthe with Philip K. Dick). And earlier this year I had the absolute privilege of being one of 12 novelists chosen for Novel Fair. So it’s been a good year. And given that, I thought it might be a good idea to sit down and write a...

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