“As a writer you know the mildest note from an editor is a command in any other world”

LUCY VAN SMIT won the inaugural Bath Children’s Novel Award with the manuscript for The Hurting, a thrilling nordic noir for young adults. After accepting representation with literary agent Sallyanne Sweeney she signed a two book deal with Chicken House who published The Hurting in 2018. Lucy describes the process of working with Chicken House’s editors […]Read Post ›