Writing bestselling fiction: meet the authors, an agent + Q&A

  • June 11, 2013 · 7:00 PM
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Join us for a evening all about writing and publishing where you'll hear from authors Katy Regan and Ali Harris on their experience of writing and getting published, also joining us for this special event will be literary agent, Kate Burke.

Guests:

More about Kate Burke:

Kate Burke is a literary agent at Diane Banks Associates, a hugely successful agency which handles literary, TV and film rights for clients and negotiates deals for writers internationally. Before becoming an agent, Kate spent ten years as a fiction publisher at Penguin, HarperCollins and Random House, where she signed up many women’s fiction, historical and crime and thrillers writers and turned them into bestsellers.

We'll follow the talks with a Q&A session so do come along if you're writing, or thinking of, stories within this genre.

Hopefully that covers everything you'll need to know but for any burning questions, please email us.

Costs: £10 per session; please pay in advance by PayPal when you RSVP.

Location: The Shooting Star is less than 5mins walk from Liverpool Street station, on the central Line. See google maps for details.

Take the Bishopsgate exit from the main rail concourse, cross the road, turn left at Dirty Dicks pub onto Middlesex Street. The pub is about 100 metres down on the right-hand side, past Nandos, and we meet in the function room downstairs.

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  • Lisa G.

    Thank you all so much for your lovely comments and reviews! Really nice to put on these events and have so many people say nice things.
    Hope to see you at another event soon,
    Lisa

    June 12, 2013

  • Rose

    Great speakers, really informative event

    1 · June 12, 2013

  • Isabelle B.

    What an inspiring and lovely evening. I feel so excited about getting down to some work! Huge thanks to all involved.

    1 · June 12, 2013

  • Shnooks S.

    Went home happily skipping ...!!

    1 · June 12, 2013

  • Loretta M.

    Fantastic event. Very inspired.

    1 · June 11, 2013

    • Les M.

      Agree, it was very inspiring, especially from what the agent was saying re: current and future trending genre's. my novel is a rom/thriller, what are you writing?

      June 12, 2013

  • Les M.

    If anybody is interested the author Matt Haig is appearing here tomorrow evening, 13th June, 7.45pm, The Book Stops Here, The Alley Cat, 4 Denmark Street, Soho, London. It's free and should be a very enjoyable evening. I'm definitely going.

    June 12, 2013

  • Les M.

    Very informative

    June 11, 2013

  • SiMon K.

    Really enjoyed the 'warts-n-all' accounts from the writers- Bravo and thanks. Plus the input from Kate on the market and the job of agents very informative - thanks

    2 · June 11, 2013

  • Aliya A.

    Excellent event- all three speakers offered exactly the sort of advice that I needed. I also really enjoyed hearing about their paths to publication/ becoming an agent. Useful and fun. Thank you.

    2 · June 11, 2013

  • aliya

    Sorry, got my days muddled up, thought this was tomorrow and am working tonight.

    June 11, 2013

  • Claire S.

    Too ill to attend. Very sorry. C.

    June 11, 2013

  • Rosemary

    Apologies, am going to see my osteopath this evening. It can't wait any longer! I hope you all have a great evening though!

    June 11, 2013

  • Toby V.

    Hi Lisa - do you know what order the speakers will be in?

    June 10, 2013

    • Lisa G.

      Yes, in order of listing.

      June 11, 2013

  • Sarah N.

    Looking forward to it as well :)

    1 · June 10, 2013

  • SiMon K.

    Looking forward to it

    1 · June 7, 2013

  • Aliya A.

    Ok I found the link to pay online:)

    May 18, 2013

  • Aliya A.

    Hi Can I please send you a cheque for this? Thanks.

    May 18, 2013

  • Cynthia

    Hi there,

    I would love to attend this event but I don't have a PayPal account. Is there an alternative payment method at all?
    Thanks! Cynthia

    May 7, 2013

    • Lisa G.

      Hi Cynthia - I've just added you. Best, Lisa

      May 13, 2013

    • Cynthia

      That's brilliant! See you there.

      May 13, 2013

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