I’m very sorry to admit this, but your incoming emails have finally overwhelmed me! Finding myself several thousand emails behind, I had to make the tough call and announce that, sadly, I can’t read every one that comes through (though I will do my best). If you would still like to email me, please do so on firstname.lastname@example.org.
A few tips:
IF YOU ARE A SCHOOL:
If you happen to be a school inviting me to speak to your students, write your SCHOOL NAME in CAPS in the subject line – so I will spot you straight away! You never know, I may just say yes. I like coming to address schools when my writing schedule permits.
IF YOU ARE WRITING A NOVEL:
If you are writing a novel, please check my Frequently Asked Questions section – all I know about writing is laid out there. I’ve had many people writing to me recently asking ‘How do I start writing a novel?’ and I just can’t reply to every one of you individually. (The answer, at least for me, is: get the ending in your head and then just write till you reach it.)
IF YOU SEND ME AN IDEA FOR A STORY:
Please don’t be offended, but I won’t read it. I actually can’t read it. As a professional author, I don’t want there to be any issue at all about where my stories come from—my head—and that means I don’t read anything that gets sent to me. I appreciate your generosity, but I’d hate for anyone to think I pinched their idea, and so I must have this blanket rule and just not read any ideas that get sent in.
IF YOU ARE MEDIA:
Pan Macmillan Australia
02 9285 9100
Level 25, 1 Market St
Sydney, NSW 2000
Thank you and happy reading,
These tips will also help speed up the contact process:
Please include a subject in your email to help categorisation.
Please do not attach files. Use links if you want to show an image or website.