The Madeleine Milburn Agency is privileged to announce our contribution to the 2015 Writers’ & Artists’ Yearbook 

The annual edition of the best-selling guide to all aspects of the media and how to write and get published, the Writers’ & Artists’ Yearbook is now in its 108th edition.  The Yearbook is acknowledged by the publishing industry, authors and writers as an indispensable companion to navigating the world of publishing – packed full of crucial advice for anyone with a desire to write, submit their work to an agent, negotiate deals and get published!

Here at the agency we are delighted to contribute to this essential publishing guide. On page 408 of the yearbook you will find our article: “Getting hooked out of the slush pile” – the article provides indispensable advice to anyone wishing to get their manuscript noticed, read, and hooked by a literary agent.

If you are writing children’s fiction, you can find the condensed version, aptly named, “How to sell your book to an agent”  on page 232 of the 2015 Children’s edition which includes a useful and concise checklist of things to remember when submitting to an agent.

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Madeleine Milburn Children's Writers' & Artists' Yearbook

“Make sure your book has a strong title”

“Create a strong and attention-grabbing one-line hook that captures the heart of your story”

“Take care to follow the instructions that are specific to each agency”

“Tailor your profile to be relevant to your writing career…”