Here is our Ely Writers’ Day Progamme for 17 October 2015 Ely Library 1000 – 1500
This free event is organized by The Trio of Writers: Rosemary Westwell, Hayley Humphrey and Mary McGuire (pictured)
To book your place (free) contact email@example.com
0945 coffee and networking
1015 Rosemary Westwell introduction, launch of my first whodunit: ‘John’s Shadow’. How to avoid making the mistakes I had to overcome when writing this novel.
1035 Mike Rouse my personal story: what I write, why I write it and how I research it.
1055 Margaret Brown and/or questions and answers for ‘beginners’
1115 Mary McGuire Tips and cheats for the time strapped writer. If you only get a few minutes a day at your writing desk, how can you make them count?
1155 Sue Burge Mini-workshop – surprise yourself and produce one or two pieces of guided fiction/poetry in 20 minutes!
1215 Mary Nichols practical guidance on writing and presenting a novel followed by short questions and answers
1335 Hayley Humphrey ‘Nanowrimo – can you write a novel in a month?
1355 James Steller (Scott) How to get the book to paper back without a publisher via amazon print on demand
1415 Stephanie Hale ‘Advice for first time authors: how to find and approach a publisher and prepare your work so that he/she will be interested in your book.’
1435 Question and Answer session
1450 announcement of short story winner by the Mayor of Ely, (First prize £50 donated by North Staffordshire Press)
1500 networking packing up/coffee to Burrows
Please leave feedback, take a flyer and we would be grateful for any donations towards costs (estimated costs per person is about £10)
Some books mentioned are available to purchase now from Burrows Bookshop, 9 High St Passage Ely (just around the corner)
Note: The next Short Story competition: send an unpublished story of 500 words to firstname.lastname@example.org by midnight on Friday 26th February 2016
The next Writers’ Day will be on Saturday 19th March 2016 at Ely Library 1000 – 150