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Thursday, October 15, 2015
The daytime event, which takes place this Saturday, will feature a range of activities.
See below for a timetable of events
09:45 coffee and networking
10:15 Rosemary Westwell introduction, launch of my first whodunit: ‘John’s Shadow’. How to avoid making the mistakes I had to overcome when writing this novel.
10:35 Mike Rouse my personal story: what I write, why I write it and how I research it.
10:55 Margaret Brown and/or questions and answers for ‘beginners’
11:15 Mary McGuire Tips and cheats for the time strapped writer. If you only get a few minutes a day at your writing desk, how can you make them count?
11:55 Sue Burge Mini-workshop - surprise yourself and produce one or two pieces of guided fiction/poetry in 20 minutes!
12:15 Mary Nichols practical guidance on writing and presenting a novel followed by short questions and answers
13;35 Hayley Humphrey ‘Nanowrimo - can you write a novel in a month?
13:55 James Steller (Scott) How to get the book to paper back without a publisher via amazon print on demand
14:15 Stephanie Hale ‘Advice for first time authors: how to find and approach a publisher and prepare your work so that he/she will be interested in your book.’
14:35 Question and Answer session
14:50 announcement of short story winner by the Mayor of Ely, (First prize £50 donated by North Staffordshire Press)
15:00 networking packing up/coffee to Burrows