The Literary Conference
Writing in a Digital Age
At the Free Word Centre in Farringdon, London
An up-to-the-minute conference to make sense of the many possibilities open to writers today, with practical sessions, case studies, working examples, debates and networking. The discussions will explore the key issues facing writers, such as making and selling ebooks, choosing to self-publish or go via traditional routes, an exploration of the emerging international markets, how technology changes literary forms, social media and other promotional tools.
A PACKED TWO-DAY PROGRAMME THAT INCLUDES:
Speakers include leading authors and industry figures: HARI KUNZRU, KATE MOSSE, ROBERT KROESE, NICOLA MORGAN, SIMON TREWIN, MARIA REJT, CATHRYN SUMMERHAYES, KAROLINA SUTTON, DAVID GODWIN, TOM WILLIAMS, CAROLE BLAKE, RUKHSANA YASMIN, KERRY WILKINSON, plus many more!
Ticket price includes lunch, drinks, networking and entry to "PEN FACTOR".
We have two types of concessions for which there is limited availability. OAP's are eligible for the £335 rate, and students or people on income support for the £240 rate. You will need to send proof of your student status or income support documentation in advance of booking in order to gain entry. Please email or contact the TLC office to confirm you can provide this before purchasing a concession ticket.
The Literary Consultancy is the UK's leading manuscript assessment and editorial advice service. Founded in 1996 by Rebecca Swift and Hannah Griffiths, it provides expert, market-aware editorial appraisals to writers at all levels writing in English, and runs the unique 'Chapter & Verse' mentoring scheme.
As well as its core activity of manuscript assessment and mentoring, TLC runs a busy programme of literary events, writing workshops and holidays, and manages The Free Read Scheme with support from Arts Council England.