AuthorCraft is Back!

After an enforced break with lock-down and a ban on events, we are delighted to announce the AuthorCraft is back in business with a new format and with new ways to support authors. Much has happened since the start of the Covid crisis and it could be many months before we gat anywhere near what […]

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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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