1. Katie-Ellen

    An Example of 'Up-Lit.'

    Someone recently subbed a MSS categorized as 'up-lit' on Pop-Ups, and this was a new one for a few of us, me included. This, via The Bookseller. An unagented former primary school teacher-turned academic Jane O’Connor has signed a world rights deal with Ebury Press for her “quirky, charming”...
  2. Katie-Ellen

    Paperback Heroes

    Last night UK BBC 4 at 9 PM....'Paperback Heroes 'with Andrew Marr. What makes a paperback compulsive reading? Last night they looked at the detective story. Val McDermid was on to Jimmy Savile and put him in a novel...disguised by being handsome and charming or he might have recognised himself...