Persimmon blossoms emerge in June, petite and cream-coloured, as though clusters of buttery pursed lips have sprouted all over the tree––or so I’m told. I can’t recall the persimmon tree in that garden ever flowering.
If you’re feeling a little lost in putting together a prose proposal for your submission to The Emma Press open call, feel free to use the below template! Your Working Title Introduction: What is your book about?Is there a general theme or topic?
Over the next few months we will be celebrating the work of the shortlisted authors from our 2021 call for essay collections. Excerpts from their proposals will be showcased here on our blog. Excerpts have been left largely unedited, aside
They do this by snapping one of their vertebrae: breaking their own backbone to save their life. Like other UK reptiles, slow worms are protected under the 1981 Wildlife and Countryside Act. It is an offence to intentionally kill
By Jon Stone, author of Sandsnarl “Village of dunes. Valley of slumber-dust. Sandsnarl is a settlement steeped in sand …”I drafted this introductory blurb when I was less than half-way through writing the manuscript for Sandsnarl. I’d already decided that I wanted to declare