10 Things I've Learned from the Other Side of the Publishing Fence...
5 Feb 2017
Strong writing, well-realised characters and story arcs really stand out.
Clean prose matters. A few typos is one thing and can be overlooked, but habitual bad use of grammar and punctuation can’t. It doesn’t matter how brilliant is the concept, or how deeply realised you think are your characters, if it’s unreadable, or looking sloppy, we’ll pass. There’s only so much time a small print can put into editing mistakes. Before you move onto submitting it elsewhere, check it over again – resubmitting a sub-par piece of work to another publication is going to bring