Day 20 of Stay Warm and Write Month


Hi all – day 20 of Stay Warm and Write Month, we really hope you are enjoying the tips – today’s tip comes from Clare Hey, editor of Shortfire Press and Senior Commissioning Editor at Simon & Schuster. 




Think about a two-line pitch for your novel, one that entices the reader with the main storyline, then keep that pitch in mind when editing. It will help you know whether a problematic element is moving the plot forward or whether it actually could be cut.

NB our usual venue for the LWC event in January is having a refurb so we will be listing a new venue very shortly


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