Writers Summit

  • Opportunities for writers are evolving rapidly, making it increasingly challenging for aspiring authors to channel the right path. Within traditional and self-publishing models the choices are overwhelming. Changes in media have opened numerous new doors for generating income from writing online and in print. The Writer's Summit saw a coming-together of leading industry brands, The London Book Fair and Writer's Digest, and delivering a fantastic day-long programme in order to help budding, beginner and hybrid authors make informed decisions, and develop successful writing careers.

  • Programme Highlights

    The event featured sessions on the rapidly evolving writing landscape, income generation, promotion and marketing, social media, and so much more. Meanwhile authors got the chance to pitch their books and ideas to agents with two dedicated “Pitch Slam” events, with also a range of networking sessions giving delegates the chance to meet with peers and industry influencers.

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    Attendees heard from an inspirational line-up of speakers, with established authors Fanny Blake and Dean Crawford, and publishing experts Sam Missingham and Scott Pack, along with many more who took part in the event. The compelling programme provided fresh insights and practical advice on numerous options available to modern-day writers.

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  • In Collaboration with Writer's Digest

    For nearly 100 years, writers have turned to Writer’s Digest magazine for friendly, encouraging and authoritative insights about how to write better and get published. A WD conference, online course or magazine will leave you brimming with inspiration, more confident in your abilities and savvier about the inner workings of the publishing industry.

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    Keep up to date on The Writer's Summit with all the latest news from The London Book Fair's Hub.

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