2015 Press Coverage

2014 Press Coverage

The Conference has inspired a range of responses and comments in the press. We are also pleased this year to include some blog write-ups from #TLC14 attendees. Browse the links below to get a sense of the event, and for further write-ups about what happened within the sessions, see the Event Write-ups tab above.

Blogs

Is Comedy Dead? by Nick Bryannickbryan

At the Pen Factor pitching event, one author read from a work which seemed to place itself as a humour story. One of the agents on the panel commented that novels which identify heavily as comedy versions of existing genres tend to be a hard sell…continued

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Pitches and Pigeonholes, by Patsy Trench
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The Pen Factor, which takes its name from The X Factor, features a group of brave writers who are given a limited time to pitch and read extracts from their books to a panel of agents, who are themselves given a limited time to respond, and all this in front of an audience.…continued

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The Literary Conference, Parts I, II and III, by LD Lapinskildlapinskied

This weekend just gone was the annual TLC Conference, at which I was one of the delegates. The conference’s subtitle: Writing in a Digital Age was something I was very keen to get to grips with over the three-day event.…continued

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18 mln self-publishingowych e-booków kupionych w Wielkiej Brytanii, by Agnieszka Zakagnieszka

Pojawiły się nowe dane na temat rynku książki w Wielkiej Brytanii. Brytyjczycy kupili w 2013 r. w sumie 323 mln książek za łączną kwotę 2 mld 185 mln funtów. Jednak według Nielsen Book sprzedaż książek drukowanych w 2013 r. spadła o 10%, a sprzedaż książek w ogóle – o 4%.…continued

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