I wrote short stories as a child and spent much of my university days firing off proposals to publishers. I came close to getting a book deal a few times, but never quite managed it.
how to write
A practical, no-frills guide to writing like a ninja novelist. No gimmicks, just straight talk covering the essentials: characterisation, dialogue, plot development and MORE. Also comes with practical writing exercises and templates to help you apply what you learn in the book to your own work.