Writers Need to Finish

Finished manuscripts are lucky.

Oliver “Shiny” Blakemore
3 min readMar 5, 2024

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I got a request for a full manuscript from an agent! If you know a little bit about the industry, you know why that’s exciting.

In terms of the numbers involved, that’s like entering a marathon with ten thousand other people.

In the first half of it, half of the other runners just decide to wander off ’cause it’s too…

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Oliver “Shiny” Blakemore

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