Author Archives: Lydia

New submission rules

As I mentioned on Twitter recently, I’m reverting to my summer submission rules for the foreseeable future. This means: Instead of using the slush pile as my primary means of finding new clients, I have committed to reaching out to … Continue reading

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On (mostly) closing my slush pile

I owe you all several blog posts. Things have been pretty busy around here lately. I completed my summer experiment in changing the way I receive submissions, and overall I was very pleased with the results. Here are some of … Continue reading

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Foreign rights deals roundup

I recently realised that foreign rights don’t get a lot of love on this blog, except at book fair time, which is a shame. After all, foreign rights are half of my job, and also the bit of my job … Continue reading

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Here’s what’s happening this summer

I dare you, agents. I double dare you to close your slush pile, take a sweep of the internet, and solicit submissions from marginalized ppl. — sarah HANNAH gómez (@shgmclicious) February 6, 2016 Okay, here we go! I am now … Continue reading

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A different way of doing things

I dare you, agents. I double dare you to close your slush pile, take a sweep of the internet, and solicit submissions from marginalized ppl. — sarah HANNAH gómez (@shgmclicious) February 6, 2016 The first time I saw this tweet … Continue reading

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I only like book fairs when I am at book fairs.

I have this problem with book fairs, which is that I hate them at all times unless I am actually at them. It doesn’t matter how many fairs I go to (and I’m well into double figures now), and it … Continue reading

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Deal announcement: HOLLY FARB AND THE PRINCESS OF THE GALAXY, by Gareth Wronski

Exciting announcement! North American rights to Gareth Wronski’s brilliant middle-grade science fiction novel, HOLLY FARB AND THE PRINCESS OF THE GALAXY, have been sold to Amy Cloud of Aladdin (Simon & Schuster). Publication is scheduled for Summer 2017. HOLLY FARB … Continue reading

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