BLOG: Publishing Questions – Why do I need a Literary Agent?

Why do I need an agent? What do they even do? There are a lot of reasons why people might not want to explore getting a literary agent. For some, it's just another gatekeeper to getting their writing to a publisher, another hoop to jump through which can seem exhausting and unnecessary. For others, the … Continue reading BLOG: Publishing Questions – Why do I need a Literary Agent?

BLOG: Build a Bookshelf – Bert’s Books and Literary Citizenship

Literary Citizenship is often a phrase used in terms of authors, and how they can be good citizens alongside other writers. It's an ideal based on the idea of cooperation, not competition - by buying and promoting the work of other writers, it makes for a richer literary landscape and also builds strong networks between … Continue reading BLOG: Build a Bookshelf – Bert’s Books and Literary Citizenship