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Paperback / ISBN-13: 9781905170814

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Foreword by KATIE FFORDE

Contributors include

Writers: Frederick Forsyth, Ian Rankin, Jilly Cooper & Jill Mansell

Publishers: Harper Collins, Hodder Headline, Simon & Schuster

Journalists: Miles Kington, Michael Bywater, Robert Crampton

Agents: Teresa Chris, Simon Trewin,  Jonathan Lloyd & Jane Judd

Wannabe a Writer? This hilarious, informative guide to getting into print, is a must-have for anyone who’s ever thought they’ve got a book in them.

Where do you start?

How do you finish?

And will anyone ever publish it when you have?

Drawing on her own experiences as a novelist and journalist, Writing Magazine’s Agony Aunt Jane Wenham-Jones takes you through the minefield of the writing process, giving advice on everything from how to avoid Writer’s Bottom to what to wear to your launch party.

Including hot tips from authors, agents and publishers at the sharp end of the industry, Wannabe a Writer? tells you everything you ever wanted to know about the book world – and a few things you didn’t…


The ultimate how-to book
Writing Magazine
Practical and funny... packed with information and advice
Gaynor Davies, Fiction Editor, Woman’s Weekly
A brilliant read
Freya North
Helpful, warm and generous. If I were starting out now, I'd find it invaluable
Isabel Wolff
Excellent. A must-have book for every budding writer
The New Writer
Beautifully amusing... In the world of serious and frequently daunting advice for writers, Wannabe a Writer? is as refreshing as a fizzing Alka-Seltzer after a big night out
National Association of Writers’ Groups