Not a seat was empty at the Free Word centre, when the the Writers’ and Artists’ Yearbook held their How to Get Published event last Saturday, 13 March.
The event, which was the second in a series of courses held by the Writers’ and Artists’ Yearbook, was an event for writers who are serious about getting published. The Writers’ and Artists’ Yearbook has published their bestselling media guide for emerging writers and artists since 1901.The full day of workshops, lectures and discussions provided a complete overview of how and what writers should do to prepare their manuscripts before submitting them. The days was filled with top tips, advice and feedback from industry specialists such as Liz Calder (co-founder, Bloomsbury Publishing and Full Circle Editions), Richard Charkin (Executive Director, Bloomsbury), Jo Herbert (editor), Alison Baverstock (writer, publisher and trainer), Katie Hickman (Bloomsbury author) and Carole Blake (Agent & Joint Managing Director, Blake Friedmann Literary Agency). Click here to see a video from the event.