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
Join our ‘fantastic four’ crime panel as they discuss Crime through the Ages. Chaired by Nick Quantrill whose new novel the Sound of the Sinners will be published in Summer 2020. Nick is joined by Mick Finlay author of the Arrowood historical crime fiction set in London, Arrowood and the ...
Meet Emily Brand as she takes us through the world of Byron. Her new book The Fall of the House of Byron follows the fates of Lord Byron’s ancestors over three generations in a drama that begins in rural Nottinghamshire and plays out in the gentlemans’ clubs of Georgian London, ...
Kate Mosse is the author of nine novels & short story collections, including the No 1 multi-million selling Languedoc Trilogy - Labyrinth, Sepulchre and Citadel - and No 1 bestselling Gothic fiction including The Winter Ghosts and The Taxidermist's Daughter, which she is currently adapting for the stage. Bringing sixteenth-century Languedoc ...
Join us as we meet our amazing panel of Bronte experts as we discuss the Brontë 200 celebrations and the birth of Anne Brontë two hundred years ago. We are delighted to welcome Rowan Coleman, author of The Vanished Bride and The Girl at the Window, Lauren Livesey, Audience Development ...
We are delighted to welcome international bestselling crime writer Sophie Hannah, who will provide an insightful talk about her work with, and for the Christie family writing Hercule Poirot novels, and the experience of becoming Agatha Christie’s continuation novel writer. Sophie will talk about how she approached the formidable task of ...