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 is a coming-together of leading industry brands, The London Book Fair and Writer's Digest, to deliver a fantastic day-long programme that will help budding, beginner and hybrid authors to make informed decisions, and develop successful writing careers.

    When: 11 November 2017

    Where: Coin Street Conference Centre, London, SE1 9NH

    Price: £95 (Lunch and refreshments included)

    Discounted tickets available for Author Club members.

    For more information, please check out the Terms & Conditions.

    Eventbrite - The Writer’s Summit, Brought to you by LBF & Writer’s Digest
  • What Can I expect?

    It will provide insight, ideas and practical advice on the many opportunities that now abound. Covering social media, marketing, rights and contracts, market data, sales and retail and more, the conference is a blend of case studies, presentations, unparalleled networking with peers and industry influencers, plus an additional opportunity for one-to-one agent pitches.

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    Programme Highlights

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

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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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  • Speakers at The Summit

    We are delighted to welcome the following speakers to The Writer’s Summit, Brought to you by LBF & Writer’s Digest. Full line-up announced soon.

    • Amy Barker - Author, Writer & Co-Founder, The Riff Raff Writers’ Community
    • Anna Hogarty - Literary Agent & Editor, Madeleine Milburn Literary Agency
    • Dean Crawford - Author
    • Fanny Blake - Author 
    • Katy Loffman -  Rights and Publishing Expert
    • Oli Munson - Literary Agency
    • Rosy Edwards - Author & Co-Founder, The Riff Raff Writers’ Community 
    • Sam Missingham - CEO & Founder, Lounge Books
    • Scott Pack, Associate Editor, Unbound
    • and much more...

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    *Programme and speakers subject to change


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