Author Archive | Chris Day

A Strategy for Survival for Authors and Speakers

When one door closes…. Truth is always stranger than fiction. If a screen-writer were to have put today’s events into a film script, it would have been rejected for being too far-fetched.  In the same way that Monty Python’s Spanish Inquisition was never expected, no one could have possibly predicted the far-reaching effects that the […]

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AuthorCraft is Locked Down in Croydon

There’s tumbleweed in Croydon Road Where traffic used to be On Purley Way the cars are gone It’s eerie as can be The postman still walks past the house But now no longer calls Our heads are down We dare not speak across our garden walls In Waddon Ponds, my local park, The ducks all […]

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This too shall pass. So, what happens next?

by Chris Day I’ve never been one to worry if the glass is half full or half empty. I’ve been more concerned as to who has the bottle! Right now, despite all of the sad and unprecedented things that are happening, this is the moment when you should be using the enforced opportunity of self-isolation, to […]

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A strategy for survival for speakers and authors

Truth is always stranger than fiction. If a screen-writer were to have put today’s events into a film script, it would have been rejected for being too far-fetched.  In the same way that Monty Python’s Spanish Inquisition was never expected, no one could have possibly predicted the far-reaching effects that the coronavirus is having on […]

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London Book Fair Cancelled – disaster or opportunity

The London Book Fair is the largest and most important book trade event of the year with thousands of publishers and industry experts and suppliers travelling from every country to take part. It is where publishers promote their new titles to the book buyers and where international translation rights are bought and sold.  My company, […]

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Pre-event Dining at Authorcraft

Make more out of your visit to AuthorCraft by arriving early and having a snack or a meal in the iconic Wine Bar of the IoD – the location for many film location shoots including Downton Abbey and James Bond. Why not invite some friends for a civilised Literary Dinner and meet with fellow authors […]

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Become an AuthorCraft Regional Organiser

Since 2012 AuthorCraft has been organising monthly networking and training events for author around the country. The main event takes place in London at the Institute of Directors on the fourth Tuesday of every month (except August and December) between 6 pm and 9 pm. To objective of these events has been to help authors […]

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An Overview of Copyright Law – Bernie Nyman

Copyright law lies at the heart of much of the work I do – it is fundamental to the publishing industry, the media and entertainment industries and the IT industry. I have specialised in copyright law since I qualified in 1979 because I was lucky enough to join a firm that had for generations acted […]

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September AuthorCraft – London

Book your ticket now – all attendees £15 door charge The next AuthorCraft event will take place on Tuesday 24th of September in the Institute of Directors, 116 Pall Mall. This will be the first event in our Autumn Season and will include a new look to our events and the launch of the new […]

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