I wrote a novel as well....

Room: Tuke Cinema
Time: Saturday 6:30pm

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with Emma Pullar and Lucy van Smit
moderated by Lucy V Hay

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Writing a novel does not need a producer, director, cast, crew and £millions to bring it to life. Perhaps a story editor? Surely a killer designer for cover art? But really it’s you, your imagination and your computer.

Meet our panel of writers who have, for now at least, turned their talents to the novel. What have they learned on their journey to that first or second book? How did they get published? Did they need an agent? How did they escape the eBook and make it to book shelves in airports?

What tactics did these writers employ to achieve their goal? None of them simply wrote a manuscript and sent it off. All had a cunning game plan that paid dividends.

What tips, tricks and insights can they offer you to help you follow in their successful footsteps and find success as a novelist?

And maybe, just maybe, they will share the actual financial value too. How much can a novelist actually earn?

Appearing in this session

Emma Pullar

Emma Pullar – Novelist

Credits include: Curly from Shirley, Skeletal

Emma is a writer of dark fiction and children’s books.
Emma Pullar
Lucy van Smit

Lucy van Smit – Novelist & Screenwriter

Credits include: The Hurting 

Lucy's debut novel The Hurting was brought by JK Rowling’s publisher – the legendary Barry Cunningham and Chicken House Books.
Lucy van Smit
Lucy V Hay

Lucy V Hay – Script editor | Bang2write

Bionic blogger, script editor and the voice of new writers!

Legendary for her enthusiasm and knowledge which she shares with her community at Bang2Write. Core member of the LSF team.
Lucy V Hay