£27 – £45

1. Planning Your Story / 2. Author Visits

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Gwersyllt Resource Centre

Second Avenue

Gwersyllt

LL11 4ED

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Workshop 1 - Planning your Story (by Marie Anne Cope)
Morning: 10:30am to 1pm

Struggling to know where to start? Are your character names and personalities eluding you? Do you hit road blocks with your plot and not know where to go next?

If you’ve answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions then this workshop is for you!

Come along and let author Marie Anne Cope guide you along the journey to planning your novel. With tips on picking your characters’ names and developing them into real people and advice on mapping out the bones of your story before fleshing it out; this workshop will give you the tools and inspiration to get to Chapter 1. After that, it’s over to you!
(This is a practical workshop - you will be emailed with information on what to bring).

Workshop 2 - How to Do An Author Visit (by Jude Lennon)
Afternoon: 1:30pm to 4pm

Now you have a published book, you can start doing author visits to schools, community groups, festivals and more! What do you need to do to prepare to make the event a success? How should you approach the organisation? What essential info should you have in place?

Children's author and professional storyteller Jude Lennon will help you prepare and give you the confidence to make author visits part of your book's marketing strategy.

* DBS, Insurance, what to wear / what not to wear
* How to approach schools and other organisations
* What to charge and pre-orders
* Merchandising options
* Reading demonstrations (what to do and what NOT to do)
* Critique
* Q&A

****NOTE: You can attend EITHER or BOTH of these workshops. There is a discounted ticket for attending both.
Refreshments are included. If you are staying for both workshops, please bring a packed lunch to have during the half hour break between workshops.

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