Published: Eye Books (January 2020)
An essential handbook for writers
From a handy introduction to how the publishing world works, and how authors fit into it, to practical tips on writing your book, strategies for editing and re-writing, and an indispensable guide to creating the perfect submission, Tips from a Publisher is crammed full of common-sense advice that no aspiring writer should be without.
Scott Pack was head of buying for the Waterstones book chain before spending several years as a publisher at HarperCollins, acquiring and editing numerous bestsellers and award-winning books. He is now a freelance editor and university lecturer, and hosts many writing workshops and classes.
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‘Shut up and listen to everything he has to say’
Caimh McDonnell, author, A Man With One of Those Faces
‘This is the book every aspiring writer needs to own’
John Mitchinson, co-founder, Unbound
‘A book-shaped boot camp for emerging writers’
Judith Heneghan, director, Winchester Writers’ Festival
‘Scott knows the publishing industry inside-out’
Charlotte Seymour, literary agent
‘His short cuts on how to win are invaluable’
David Roche, former chief executive, Borders UK & Ireland