A delightfully witty play which captures the very essence of Jane Austen's novels. Set in Cheltenham and inspired by Jane Austen's visit to the town and her most recent novel 'Emma', this play provides a witty commentary on marriage, morals and love. It is May 1816 and Jane Austen and ...
Tag: Book Festivals
26th February 2019Alex Cluness
The new Writers’ Weekend takes place from 10-12 July, 2020 at the University of Winchester and offers a wide range of workshops, talks and networking opportunities for those writing in all genres, at all levels. Attendees can book up to five one-to-one appointments with top literary agents to pitch ideas ...
4th February 2020Alex Cluness
Join in this free, live Debut Panel Q & A with Abbie Greaves (The Silent Treatment), Beth Morrey (Saving Missy) and Clare Pooley (The Authenticity Project). Listen as we chat all things books and publishing and join in with your own writing/reading questions. You don't have to appear on screen, but ...
23rd April 2020Alex Cluness
Join in this free, live online event with PR guru Georgina Moore. Find out how all of the different publicity streams work? What techniques can authors apply to enhance their sales? And just exactly what impact do book charts and prizes have on an author's career? All this and MUCH ...
11th May 2020Alex Cluness
Join in this free, online chat with Ben Oliver, who's debut The Loop has already sold in several territories and been optioned for the screen. We will be discussing writing sci-fi and speculative fiction for Young Adults and ask Ben's advice on rejection, plotting and world building. To take part you ...
11th May 2020Alex Cluness
The Virtual Writers’ Weekend is a place where writers working in any genre, at any level, find information, inspiration and interaction with other writers and industry professionals. Attend talks with Q&A, keynotes with bestselling authors Diana Gabaldon (author of the Outlander series) and children’s author/illustrator Chris Riddell, meet one-to-one ...
4th March 2021Alex Cluness
Join us from the comfort of your own home for four jam-packed days of readings, workshops and events. With twenty-three to choose from you’ll be spoilt for choice. This year, for the first time, all of our events (excluding workshops) are FREE. Registration will give you access to all our main ...
15th March 2021Alex Cluness
We are absolutely thrilled to showcase this incredible lineup of writers and publishing industry professionals for our online How To Write Crime, Thriller and Mystery day! It’s no secret that this genre has proved popular for decades but sales for this range of fiction leapfrogged all others during lockdown. Whether Cozy ...
18th October 2021Alex Cluness