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The Darley Anderson Children’s Book Agency Ltd. is home to bestselling authors including Cathy Cassidy, Helen Grant and John Connolly.

The Agency is famous for encouraging new writers and has an international reputation for talent spotting and doing great deals.

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Monday 14th August

Love stories in literature continue to be some of the most enduring. They re not limited to one particular genre or set up. While some, like a meet-cute, can make you feel warm and fuzzy, others make you...

Wednesday 9th August

A sense of place is pivotal when writing a novel. It s important to hook your reader but also to keep them, and immerse them in the world you created. From the haunting moors of Wuthering Heights to the expansive Middle...