Writer's Workshop 2019 Birmingham
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Writer's Workshop 2019 Birmingham
Saturday-Sunday, November 2-3, 2019
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pmAre you a writer with a great book idea with a strong desire to be published? Do you just need the insider scoop on how to perfect and publish your book? Then this is the workshop for you! This is also your chance to publish a book with Hay House UK and become a bestselling author – one participant will be awarded a publishing contract with Hay House and a £5,000 advance!!! Join us for a very special two-day workshop with some of Hay House’s finest speakers and authors. The Writer's Workshop will give you the combined wisdom of more than 50 years of writing and publishing experience, including workshops with: Hay House President/CEO Reid Tracy, who transformed Hay House from a publisher of three books in 1988 to one of the largest independent publishing companies in the world and the leading publisher in the self-help industry. Michelle Pilley, the Managing Director and Publisher of Hay House UK, will offer key advice as she brings you her 30 years of successful publishing experience and expert knowledge of how to nail a publishing deal. Julia Cameron, the bestselling author of The Artist’s Way, will lead seminars on her experience of creative writing at its best. Whether you are brand new to her work or have a bookshelf filled with years of ‘Morning Pages’ journals, whether you are working on your first book or your fifth, or simply wishing to experience more creativity, Julia will offer up crucial advice to every attendee. Bestselling author Kyle Gray will give an incredibly special talk, Writing in the Light: Sharing Your Gifts and Living on Purpose. Kyle’s powerful teachings are sought-after all over the world and he will be sharing his experience of writing seven books and co-creating three oracle card decks with Hay House. You will also be taken through interactive writing exercises to get your creativity flowing, and will leave with the tools and techniques you need to write your book! You’ll get the inside information about publishing your book that you’ve always wanted to know. You’ll learn:
- How to organize your thoughts into a book
- How to rewrite and refine your work
- How to manifest the determination to publish your book
- How to get a publisher’s attention
- How to find an agent
- How to write a book proposal
- How to handle rejections from publishers
- How to contact the press about your book
- How to choose between self-publishing and traditional publishing
- How to build your platform and social media
- How to make a business out of being a writer/author
Hay House is running a Diverse Wisdom initiative to attract and promote more writers of colour in the personal development, holistic health and spirituality space. For more information on this, Click Here .EVENT SCHEDULE Saturday:
10am–5pm: Workshop (will include morning, lunch and afternoon breaks)
5–6pm: Signing Sessions Sunday:
9–10am: Doors open
10am–5pm: Workshop (will include morning, lunch and afternoon breaks) *All times are subject to change. Please note that lunch is not provided.
ACCESS AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTSWe are committed to making our events accessible to all individuals. Should you require any information or assistance prior to your arrival, please email email@example.com or call 020 3675 2450.
REFUNDS AND TERMS & CONDITIONSTickets are non-refundable, however we will happily exchange any Hay House UK event ticket for a credit note, up to 30 days prior to the event. Credit notes will be valid for all future Hay House UK events within 12 months, subject to ticket availability. Between two and 30 days prior to the event, Hay House will consider requests for an exchange on an individual basis. All requests must be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note you must be 18 years old or over to attend this event. Please read our full Terms & Conditions before purchasing.
Volunteer applications for this event are now closed.
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