West Sussex Writers Weekend - St Paul’s Art Centre, Worthing

Saturday 4th June

10.00 - 11.30 How to Write a Synopsis
A practical investigation into this needlessly worrying but essential art, run by editor Sarah Palmer.

12.00 – 1.30 Social Media for Writers
The author’s essential guide to using social media for self-promotion, run by Nichola Smalley, publicist of independent publisher And Other Stories.

1.30 - 2.30 The State of the Publishing Industry
Literary agent Victoria Salter will give a talk, and answer questions, about what genres are hot - and what are not - in the current publishing industry.

3.00 - 5.00 Poetry Workshop

With award-winning poet Mimi Khalvarti.

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Sunday 5th June

10.00 - 11.30 Editing Your Novel
Perfecting your final draft before sending it out for consideration is arguably the most important part of the novel-writing process. Alison McLeod, author of Unexploded, illustrates how to show off your work to best effect.

12.00 – 1.30 Compiling your Short Story Collection
What do you put in? What do you leave out? Award-winning Short story writer and novelist Vanessa Gebbie will guide you through this vital process.

1.30 - 3.00 Writing for Continuing Drama
Gaby Robinson-Wright has worked on Family Affairs, Eastenders and Waterloo Road. She’ll be sharing her knowledge of the industry and running a workshop to give a flavour of what it’s like to write for continuing dramas.

3.00 - 5.00 Poetry Workshop
With award-winning poet Frances Leviston.

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Tickets will be available on the door

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