The Writer’s Summit, brought to you by The London Book Fair, is a fantastic day-long programme that will help budding, beginner and hybrid authors to make informed decisions, and develop successful writing careers.
They’ll be welcoming Chairman James Spackman, whose career in publishing has spanned Bloomsbury to Hodder & Stoughton, and now includes coaching under the brand The Book Pitch Doctor and mastermind of the Profile imprint, Pursuit. He’ll be joined on the day by bestselling authors, journalists, and best-friends, Daisy Buchanan and Lauren Bravo whose books How to be a Grown Up and What Would the Spice Girls Do? became instant hits, the two women behind Slay in your Lane, Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinené, which has been lauded by the COO of Facebook Sheryl Sandberg, and international bestseller of the Hotel Babylon series, Imogen Edwards-Jones. Not to mention, a roster of respected authorities, including author and award-winning digital entrepreneur Warren Knight, and host of publishing experts including the brains behind Book Collective Esther Harris and rights maestro Jason Bartholomew
The Writer’s Summit will also once again be hosting its hugely popular and successful Pitch Slamsessions. With top agents from A.M Heath, Curtis Brown, DKW Agency, Blake Friedmann, Madeleine Milburn and Eve White Agency, attendees will be able to pitch their work to leading literary agents face-to-face so don’t forget to book your slot before they sell out!
Boasting an insightful and comprehensive programme, The Writer’s Summit will provide insight, ideas and practical advice on the many opportunities that now abound for self-published authors. Covering social media, marketing, rights and contracts, market data, sales and retail and more, the conference is a blend of case studies, presentations, unparalleled networking with peers and industry influencers, plus an additional opportunity for one-to-one agent pitches.
Ticket price for The Writer’s Summit starts from £90 (incl. VAT) and includes lunch, refreshments and networking drinks.
You can book your place at The Writer’s Summit and view the full programme here.
9:00 – 18:00 | 1st December 2018
Coin Street Conference Centre | South Bank, London