So you’ve always fancied writing a novel, but you’re not sure if it would be publishable? And you aren’t prepared to spend a year or two working out the plot and baring your soul in 100,000 words if the resulting book isn’t going to reach an audience? Well, now there’s a speedy, super-modern way to test the water and see if your proposed masterpiece will pass muster with the people who make the decisions: tweet them a pitch.

No, it’s true. Curtis Brown, the distinguished and venerable literary agency, along with another agency, Conville & Walsh, has started an “online project”

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