Calling all romance lovers!
Join the Romance Festival 2014 on the weekend of the 7th and 8th of June to meet your favourite romantic fiction authors, chat to other readers and writers, and get the lowdown on the best in romance, all without leaving the comfort of your own home!
Saturday 7th June, 2014: Professional development day
Ask industry editors for tips and advice with our hourly #ScriptDoctor
YA #ScriptDoctor with Emily Thomas, publisher at Hot Key Books and Anna Baggaley, editor at Mira.
Women’s fiction #ScriptDoctor with Kimberley Young, publishing director at HarperCollins and Sally Williamson, editor at Mills & Boon.
Digital #ScriptDoctor with Charlotte Ledger, editor at HarperImpulse and Lucy Gilmour, editor at Carina.
Getting the most out of Goodreads
Twitter Q&A with Ami Greko, Book Marketing Strategist at Goodreads
Advice on how to work with literary agents
Twitter Q&A with Carole Blake, Literary agent, author of From Pitch to Publication.
Tips on how to get your book reviewed
Q&A with The Bookseller’s Carole Rentzenbrink
Tips from multi-million selling authors
Google Hangout with Barbara Freethy and Bella Andre
Advice for new authors
Q&A with Orna Ross, author and founder of the Alliance of Independent Authors.
How to create great book covers
Q&A with Kat Roden of Fixabook
Tips on making writing your career
Q&A with author and journalist Tess Stimson
Q&A with online retailers
More tips, advice, information on
Journeys to publication
Writing serial romance
How to write a bonk-buster
How to use Pinterest
Legal issues authors face
Keeping up with the book business
How to use Wattpad
Early stage of career
Screen play and novel writing tips
And much much more.
Sunday 8th June, 2014: Reader spotlight
If you love romance and erotic fiction and love authors, this is the day for you
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