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with digital publishers, Keshini Naidoo and Lindsey Mooney from Hera Books

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Thursday 22 November
11:00 GMT (UK TIME)

Writing contemporary adult fiction? Want to get published? Unsure where to go next? Join us as we learn about the digital route from experienced publishing goddesses and highly entertaining duo Lindsey Mooney and Keshini Naidoo, Hera Books. We go behind the scenes to get the best advice to your live questions to find out if the digital route is for you.

Debbie Howells

Date: Wednesday 28 November 19:00 GMT

Sunday Times top ten bestselling author Debbie Howells has successfully published the psychological thrillers ‘The Bones of You’, The Beauty of the End’ and ‘The Death of Her’ through Pan Macmillan with ‘Her Sister’s Lie’ due out April 2019! We discuss her writing tips and discover how she self-published three commercial women’s fiction novels before securing an agent.

Piers Torday

Date: Wednesday 16 January 12:00 GMT

Comics, short stories, plays and comedies were all penned by Piers before embarking on an Arvon Foundation Course to improve his writing. Just as well – his ‘Wild’ trilogy has since been published in 13 countries and won numerous awards! We’ll discuss ‘There May Be A Castle’ and his latest book ‘The Lost Magician’ and hope to sprinkle some magic into your writing world too.


Date: Friday 25 January 11:00 GMT

Yasmin Kane is a literary agent AND the owner of Three Hares Publishing so she is always on the lookout for new and original talent. She represents authors across many genres including young adult, middle grade, literary fiction, commercial fiction and commercial women’s fiction. Put your questions to her to discover how to get out of the slush pile and onto the shelves.

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E.L. Doctorow

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