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Newcastle Writing Conference 2017
Sat 20 May 2017 to Sat 20 May 2017
Newcastle Writing Conference is a must-attend event for aspiring and early career writers looking to promote their work, network with fellow writers and understand more about the publishing industry
The conference features a choice of creative writing workshops and advice sessions, along with a must-see panel on industry trends, and a keynote speech by leading author Louise Doughty, whose seventh novel Apple Tree Yard was recently adapted for BBC One.

Some of the highlights include:

  • Meet the agent sessions with literary agents Kate Barker and Ella Kahn, including one session with a children’s literature focus
  • Creative writing workshops with award-winning authors Jenn Ashworth, (Fell, 2017; The Friday Gospels, 2013) and Andrew Crumey (The Secret Knowledge, 2013; Sputnik Caledonia, 2008)
  • Advice on self-publishing from Rachel Abbott, one of the UK’s bestselling self-published authors, who has sold more than 1.5 million copies of her novels including Stranger Child (2015)
  • Plus, learn how to pitch your work; be your own best publicist; negotiate rates and contracts, and much more.

For more information and to book your place

 

Additional Information:
Location:
Newcastle
Region(s):
North East England
Price:
£39 + booking fee until 28 April 2017

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