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June 14th, 2021 | Blog | Tags:

A great pitch can sell a novel. It makes your writing stand out before the publisher has read the first word, getting them excited about your project. When writers talk about pitching, it usually means a verbal, one-on-one with a publisher or agent where your book may then be requested, […]

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June 7th, 2016 | Blog, Books | Tags:

By Alice Grundy When I started in this industry nearly a decade ago most publishers didn’t accept short story collections, submissions were made via post and social media accounts for Australian publishers were still a relatively new phenomenon. Self-publishing was taboo – an embarrassing endeavour – and no one had […]

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March 30th, 2016 | Latest, News | Tags:

Adelaide-based MidnightSun Publishing was founded in 2011 by writer-turned-publisher Anna Solding. Solding spoke to Books+Publishing: Describe your company in under 50 words. MidnightSun publishes beautiful, engaging, challenging and well-written books. Our main interest lies with literary fiction but we are branching out into picture books, middle-grade fiction and YA. We […]

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September 23rd, 2013 | Blog, Guest posts, Industry news, Insights, Perfecting the craft | Tags:

This is a snippet from a brief talk I’ll be giving at the SA Writers Centre this Thursday on the subject of what editors do.  Whenever I tell people I’m a book editor, and the conversation doesn’t swiftly move on, their first question is usually, ‘So what do editors do?’ […]

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July 30th, 2013 | Books, Guest posts, Tips | Tags:

SAWC member, Diane Hester, was published in March this year by Random House. How did she get published?  She pitched her story face to face to a publisher at a conference and was invited to submit her manuscript, which was then accepted for publication. ‘This approach seems to be growing […]

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