Agenda for the June 26th AuthorCraft event

26th June 2018 – Running Order 5.30pm                 Doors open – Registration and informal networking. Bar open for drinks and snacks.  Membership £99 per year. First-time visitors £10.   Door charge £15 for members – £25 non-members.  On the paper provided, please write down one question that you would like to get answered by our experts today […]

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New children’s book can help us all find happiness

  New illustrated children’s book shows that finding real happiness is possible – and it’s beautifully simple. ‘Finding Ray’s Key’ by Sam Goddard brings a mindful and honest approach to the idea of happiness in children’s literature. At a time when many parents, carers, and children lead disconnected and digitalised lives, the book offers a […]

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Feroze Dada launches the new Children of the Revolution

Feroze Dada’s new book – A spiritual journey to Burma and Buddhism Released on July 3rd 2018 Children of the Revolution is a book of converging worlds. In it you discover the very human weave of courage, perseverance and vision, woven with a delightful touch of humour and surprise. It also has the beguiling pattern of a journey unfolding. […]

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Jane Tepley launches The Lightwatch Chronicles

The Lightwatch Chronicles: The Guardians A powerful self-discovery guide written in the form of a novel. A love that transcends the boundaries of time; true friendship, loyalty, and sacrifice, and a destiny that is greater than life. When the future of the world is at stake, the Guardians of Light will have to make the […]

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New speakers for AuthorCraft on June 26th

There are many good reasons for coming to our regular AuthorCraft events in the Institute of Directors. Even without our line-up of interesting and informative speakers, there is much to be gained by meeting up with fellow authors, sharing experiences and learning from each other. There is never enough time to make all the mistakes […]

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Tea with my Favourite Reader – Sonja Nemecek

Tea with my Favourite Reader – Part I PUBLISHED ON 21. May 2018 Let me not bore you with the fact that every good story is useless without fully fleshed characters. You know that, of course. You are a writer. What is so obvious for a fictional or historical novel seems pretty obsolete when you are writing […]

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How to publicise your book

It’s no use producing a brilliant book if nobody knows about it. Getting good PR is essential.  Our PR partner is Helen Lewis of Literally PR who has achieved some spectacular coverage. So how does it work?  Step one is to open the Author PR Questionnaire and share details of your book; what you want to achieve;  […]

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Highlights from the March AuthorCraft

If you didn’t come to the latest Authorcraft meeting in March you missed a dazzling array of speakers covering everything from the inside story on the plight of retired greyhounds in the racing industry, to the difference writing a book has made in the life of one of the UK’s top comediennes; from an absolute […]

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Book Launch stops the traffic!

‘ Double-takes as look-a-like celebrities take to the streets In a walk-about to promote Barbara Angela Kealy’s new book     “Double Deception” Emerging from London’s iconic Hippodrome casino, some of show business’s most recognisable faces took to the streets in London’s West End causing an instant crowd to form to take selfies with the stars. Madonna, […]

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