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We are fortunate to interview an amazing selection of authors, literary agents and publishing professionals to uncover the secret to getting published. And we now present you with the opportunity to watch (or rewatch!) each inspiring guest in our video vault, rolled out with an individual drum roll, for a small token of your gratitude.

More fantastic live guests are upcoming so you can log in from the comfort of your own home to have your writing questions answered. And remember, our live events remain free to all.

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THE BESTSELLER EXPERIMENT

Our first live stream with two transatlantic guests involved the Two Marks… and we’re still laughing! As weekly podcasters they have amassed an abundance of writing and marketing knowledge which they happily shared. Watch this inspiring, at times zany, episode, then sign up for their 2020 writing challenge. More info…

DAVID LITCHFIELD

David Litchfield is a multi-award winning illustrator and author. We were so grateful when he let us interview him. He gave such great advice for picture book authors and illustrators. It was such a fun hour – though we couldn’t ask all of our questions as he gave such detailed answers. More info…

BRIGID KEMMERER

Interviewing author Brigid Kemmerer was amazingly motivating. We talk to her about her New York Times bestselling book ‘A Curse So Dark and Lonely’ as well as developing your character, finding an agent, how she wrote a YA novel in a weekend and what it’s like being a New York Times bestseller. More Info…

PIERS TORDAY

One of the most moving of our author interviews, this episode brims over with sage writing advice from master storyteller Piers Torday. Inspiring the whole audience, including the classroom of watching children, this is one unforgettable ‘learn to write’ experience. Prepare to be amazed. More info…

JENNIFER KILLICK

Funny Jennifer Killick kept things lively in this episode with her brilliant story ideas, anecdotes of school visits and her menagerie of animals! Her journey to publishing wasn’t always easy but her message here is clear – keep going. Brilliant advice for children’s writers needing more motivation. More info…

KESIA LUPO

Having studied History in Oxford and with an MA in Creative Writing Kesia is well-placed to write her YA adventure novel ‘We are Blood and Thunder’. She also worked in editorial for Pan Macmillan and is now an EDITOR for Chicken House so we had lots of editing and writing questions to ask her. More info…

HARRIET TYCE

Harriet practised as a criminal law barrister before turning her hand to writing and her debut novel ‘Blood Orange‘ has made it on the Sunday Times top 3 list and is a Richard and Judy book club choice. Find out HOW Harriet combined working with writing to earn her place on the shelf amongst the crème de la crème of psychological thriller authors. More info…

DKW LITERARY AGENCY

DKW is a dynamic agency providing personal and professional management to authors of outstanding fiction and non-fiction. Selected as Rising Stars in 2013 by The Bookseller Ella Diamond Kahn and Bryony Woods have struck publishing deals with many major publishers and their authors’ books have been translated and published around the globe. More info…

VANESSA HARBOUR

With her years of teaching writing at the University of Winchester and mentoring at the Golden Egg Academy it really should be no surprise that the lovely Vanessa managed to get her debut novel Flight published without an agent yet Vanessa remains ever humble about her great talents. A wonderful hour full of support and love for all the writers who do great things. More info…

TOM MCLAUGHLIN

We were extremely grateful when author and illustrator Tom McLaughlin let us interview him. He gave such amazing advice for anyone writing or illustrating picture books or anyone writing middle grade fiction as well as talking about his own dyslexia. More info…

EMMA WOOLF

Join us for an inspiring session with writer, critic, journalist and TV/radio presenter Emma Woolf! Author of multiple bestselling books she covered lots of subjects like philosophy of life, what makes humans tick and how we can improve our emotional & physical wellbeing. More info…