Child's drawing of a cast of characters for a proposed novel

Full cast

Dear Penny,

I’m convinced you’ll be the next author under 30 in Canada. You’ve already developed a fine cast of characters. Of course, they are pre-pandemic, standing so close to each other, but still. You have hinted at plenty of drama in your labels.

When looking for a publisher, it is best to find one that has produced books similar to the one you have written. You can do that by doing some research at your library. Your librarian might also be able to help if you describe the type of book you are looking for. Then it is a matter of seeing who published those books on their copyright page.

I wish you the best. Happy reading and writing, and do stay safe.

Cheers,

Jessica

PS I don’t work at a fancy-pants hotel either.