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Essex Authors Day 2020

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07 February 2020

Are you an established or aspiring writer or poet? Then book one or more Essex Authors Day writers’ seminars, discussions or workshops. With 8 topics to choose from there’s something to suit writers of all styles and abilities. The topics include getting your novel started, developing a story and creative writing; being inspired by art and landscapes; publishing your work and using social media. Seminars, discussions and workshops cost just £5 each and pre-booking is recommended.

 

Also at this exciting event we’re hosting a two-hour long networking session where you’ll have the opportunity to meet other local authors to talk to them about their work. Sign up at the session to participate in our popular Writer’s Slam and hear up to 15 different authors take to the microphone for three minutes each. Entry is free but pre-booking is essential.

 

Essex Authors Day runs from 10am to 4pm on Saturday 7 March at Chelmsford Library.

 

Find out more details and book