LWC: making connections

London Writers’ Club is about making connections, making connections with other writers and making connections with the very best publishing people – agents, publishers and other industry professionals.

This month’s focus is publicity – promoting yourself and your book – join us at our LWC event on March 20th with Ed Griffiths, Senior Publicity Manager for Ebury Press, imprint of Random House.


Ed Griffiths


We are now filming each event for our members so if you can’t join us at the event, join us virtually. The video links are sent out to all members after each event. If you’d like to join the club, here is some more information.

Want to pr your self published book, read these top five tips.

How do you plan your book? Take a look at these charts and diagrams drawn by writers.

Welcome to new LWC members Shaheen Hashmat, Deborah Bowman, Caroline Varga and Elaine Kelville.


Download

We are loving the Vintage podcast this month. Take a listen here.


Dates for the Diary

16th March, 20th April & 18th May: Write With an Agent now booking. Tutored by London Writers’ Club co-founder & Literary Agent,Jacqueline Burns.

20th March: LWC event with Ed Griffiths, Senior Publicity Manager of Ebury Press. Bo

8th-9th June: The Literary Conference, Writing in the Digital Age: run by the Literary Consultancy, this has some brilliant speakers so looks to be a great couple of days. Book here.


Competition

Congratulations to Jane Dalton – winner of this month’s competition – for her flash fiction (55 words max.) on the End of Winter. Here’s her winning entry:


Shame and worry nagged at her through the winter. Their argument had been tempestuous; she had stormed outside and unleashed her anger on the lawn, stabbing at the ground, tossing in bulbs for therapy. Finally she drank herself into guilty oblivion. Snows melted and days warmed, and crocuses poked through, spelling out, “I love you”.

Thanks to all the other entrants, we’ll be running another flash fiction competition next month.


Final Word

UK writing retreat


Check out Retreats for You– set in North Devon, ‘cos every writer needs some space to write.

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