• Why I’ve decided to write about books written by women

    It is well-known that there are inequities for women at all stages of their writing careers.  (This is valid for other groups but here I’m focussing on gender, although intersectionality will feature). Catherine Nichols found a scandalously more positive response when sending her novel out under a male pseudonym than when she attributed it to…

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  • Looking to the Heavens in 2014

    Working Diary Highlights 2nd December 2013: B chases up replies from agents to find one agent had not received posted manuscript of Skybound.  Agent Red sends lovely email apologising and saying she would like to see it by email.  B sends revised version. 4th December 2013: Cinnamon Press awarded B a bursary for a mentor…

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