Writing for young readers – a two day workshop. 7 and 8 July, 2018

Gain expert insight to the business of writing for young readers at this intensive weekend workshop.  Informative and inspiring it promises two full days of interaction with leading authors, agents, editors and other publishing professionals who specialise in the world of children’s literature.  There will be sessions led by renowned publisher Sarah Odedina who will talk about the craft of writing focussing on improving and polishing … Continue reading Writing for young readers – a two day workshop. 7 and 8 July, 2018


  Only a month left to go until the workshop and London is about to see flyers and posters appearing letting emerging writers know about the great opportunity that is opening to hear from the best in the business. Authors, publishers, agents and publishing professionals covering contracts, social media and promotions will share their knowledge, inspire and inform over the course of the two day … Continue reading POSTERS AND FLYERS


We have had a fabulous response to the funded places for BAME writers on the weekend workshop.  It is going to be a tough call to make a selection of participants.  Mainly because I shall be aiming to include as many as I possibly can.  I am delighted to say that sponsorship has been strong and we now have seven sponsored places on top of … Continue reading FUNDED PLACES

Looking for an agent or an editor to read your work?

One of the most exciting parts of the weekend workshop for me is planning the networking lunches on both the Saturday and Sunday when authors and publishing professionals will be able to mingle and talk.  There will be many highly respected and exciting people from the publishing industry coming to both lunches and all of them are looking for great new writers to represent and … Continue reading Looking for an agent or an editor to read your work?

Two days since announcement …

On Monday news of the workshop went out to the world and since then I have had literally hundreds of twitter mentions, dozens of emails and lots and lots of messages of interest.  I am delighted by the submissions from people wanting to apply for the free places – by their writing, and enthusiasm and focus.  However to give those people a free place we … Continue reading Two days since announcement …