Archive | Self-publishing

Madeleine Milburn judges the Caledonian Award

Caledonia Novel Award 2018

  To all unpublished writers!   The brilliant Caledonia Novel Award is now accepting entries for its 2018 competition. Based in Scotland, but with an international outlook, the award is open to all unpublished or self-published works from around the world, and has an excellent reputation for discovering writers who go on to sign deals Read More

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COVER REVEAL: Behind Closed Doors by Kathryn Croft

We’re thrilled to be revealing the new jacket for Kathryn Croft’s BEHIND CLOSED DOORS today and as you can see, it’s a beauty!   A chilling psychological thriller for fans of Gillian Flynn, Nicci French, Sophie Hannah, S.J. Watson and Elizabeth Haynes, that will haunt you long after you’ve finished reading…   In this dark Read More

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Madeleine Milburn Agency features in the 2015 Writers’ & Artists’ Yearbook

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 Read More

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Tigers, Tennis and Tea Parties: Janet MacLeod Trotter discusses The Planter’s Bride at book launch

The true story that inspired The Planter’s Bride by Janet MacLeod Trotter In a tale of tigers, tennis and tea parties Janet MacLeod Trotter will be talking about the real life experience of her grandparents, who trekked into remote parts of the Himalayas in 1920s India, and how this inspired the latest novel in her Read More

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20 days ’til Christmas: The Literary Agency Advent Calendar

In the run up to Christmas, the Madeleine Milburn Literary Agency will be posting an entry from one of our authors each day, offering anything from writing tips and their inspiration, to Christmas memories and their wishes for the year to come. KAREN ROSS So this time last year, my chance of getting a book deal Read More

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The self-publishing debate

Confused about self-publishing? The Insider Guide to the Media, Writers & Artists,  interviews bestselling self-published author Mel Sherratt with her agent Madeleine Milburn about the pros and cons of self-publishing in a digital age. When would you recommend self-publishing? What lessons can we learn from Mel’s self-publishing experience? What has Mel’s experience with Amazon been like? Will it put an agent Read More

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