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 …

Speakers’ bios

The writers workshop is being organised by Sarah Odedina.  She has many years’ experience in the publishing industry, most of that in the world of literature for young readers.  She has published five Carnegie Medal winning authors and has worked with some of the children’s book world’s most loved writers including J K Rowling, Neil Gaiman, Louis Sachar, Sally Gardner and Celia Rees.  Sarah is … Continue reading Speakers’ bios

How to sign-up …

How to sign-up … On Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 July we will be hosting an intensive two-day writers workshop featuring some of the publishing industry’s leading professionals.   Authors, editors, literary agents and publishing innovators will come together to share knowledge and know-how with aspiring writers.  The aim is to help improve aspiring authors skills and impart vital understanding of the way the publishing … Continue reading How to sign-up …