Featuring Kerry Hudson, Emma Jane Unsworth and James Varney. How do writers tell their stories - in a prose narrative, for stage, for radio, for cinema? What are the different demands of each platform and what skills do writers need to become storytellers across more than one medium?
Filmed by Jason Lock Photography.
Produced by CIT & Cold Star Media.
With author and founder of WoMentoring project) Kerry Hudson, literary agent Juliet Pickering (Blake Friedmann Literary Agency) and editor Susannah Otter (Vintage).
This session looks at what happens once an author's book is selected for publication - how do editors, agents and publishers work with an author to get the manuscript ready for bookstores? How is cover art selected? What is expected from authors in terms of promotion? The panel looks at book production from the perspectives of writer, editor and agent to give insights into what authors can expect during the excitement of the publication process.