One Writers’ Group: Three Routes To Publication

  • March 12
  • 17:30 - 19:00
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All writers know how hard it is to get published, and what a lonely business it can be. In this free event at Exeter Library, three Devon writers (members of the same writing group,) will share their experiences of the rocky road to publication.

Anna Lunk, Yaara Lahav Gregory and Sophie Pierce have all published books in the last year, following different routes to market. They will talk about their three very different books – two novels and a memoir – and the different ways they managed to get them published.

Yaara’s Night Swimming in the Jordan (Cinnamon Press) is a coming of age novel set in 1970s Israel, but which also incorporates life in Devon. Anna’s novel Amie’s Rest (Buzzard Press) is the story of a young girl navigating life on her own after being in care, while Sophie’s memoir The Green Hill: Letters to a Son (Unbound) is about the sudden death of her son Felix, and the role of the Devon landscape in her journey of grief.

In this free and fascinating talk, we’ll cover:

The support a writers’ group gives
Keeping going amidst all the rejection
The different routes to publication and how they work
Promotion and social media
Why we write and desire to be read