EVENT – How to get Published

December 1, 2018 @ 8:30 pm – 4:00 pm
M Shed
Princes Wharf
Wapping Road, Bristol
Debby Brady
01752 585073

‘Literature Works are delighted to be working in partnership with Writers & Artists to bring ‘How to Get Published’ in Bristol for 2018.

‘How to Get Published’ brings you a day of getting to grips with the practicalities of writing. Including talks and workshops from an array of acclaimed authors, panel discussions with leading publishers, and insight from top literary agents, this is a day of discovery dedicated to how you can take your writing to the next level.

This time, we’re coming to Bristol, one of the most creative cities in the UK, featuring some of the best, most exciting writers out there at the moment.

09.00-09.30: Registration and welcome teas and coffees

09.30-09.40: Introduction to the day from Writers & Artists and Literature Works

09.40-10.45: Workshop session one: Grabbing your readers from the off with Nikesh Shukla

10.45-11.05: Short refreshment break

11.05-12.05: Workshop session two: Creating unforgettable characters with Kerry Hudson

12.05-12.45: What I learned writing my debut novel with Muhammad Khan

12.45-13.30: Lunch (lunch included)

13.30-14.15: On Writing with Colin Grant

14.15-14.45: Reclaiming the dialogue: Finding your authorial voice and nurturing author development with Sharmaine Lovegrove, Publisher at Dialogue Books, and Helen Chaloner, CEO of Literature Works

14.45-15.00: Short refreshment break

15.00-16.00: Submitting to Literary Agents with Juliet Pickering and Julia Kingsford

For more information including speaker profiles click HERE:)


Literature Works is the strategic literature development charity for South West England. Their role is to fundraise for the Literature Works Annual Fund, a support and grant scheme providing small awards for literature activity across the region, and where possible securing funding for larger regional projects with delivery partners, advice, advocacy and partnership. They also provide a central resource for literature in the South West region and support the wider literature sector through large scale research and evaluation. Their mission is to support, understand and advocate for the regional literature sector in all its contexts, for everyone, for all ages, and that sector’s place, growth.