Leatherhead BookFestival2019

Welcome to the Leatherhead Book Festival  

5th and 12th October 2019

 

Saturday 5th October

(each author speaks for approx 45 min)

Short introduction about the festival. 

09:15:  M. W. Taylor Mark will be explaining how his time as a crime scene photographer, led him to start writing a novel about past lives and human nature. Mark will also be talking about his second novel which investigates Jack the Ripper in a very different way

   Jack the Ripper, ‘Killing Time‘ & ‘The Awakening of Adam Capello’ (with Q&A)

10:15:  Geoff Saunders and Ray Harris Talk about adventures they both have had from trips made around the world over the last twenty years. 

11:30: Debbie Young(ALLi)    So you want to be an indie author? Debbie UK Ambassador for the Alliance of Independent Authors, shares top tips on how to get started as a successful self-published author.  (with Q&A)

12:30:  ‘Author Discussion‘ hosted by Peter Snell accompanied by Roz Morris and Jane Davis

–Networking opportunity–

13:30:  Roz Morris hosts ‘So You Want To Be A Writer’

–LUNCH — 

14:30:  ‘Importance of Editing, Marketing & Cover Design’ hosted by author, Laura Pauley, and editor, Sian Smith (with Q&A)

15:30:  Panel Discussion -selection of authors taking general questions from the audience

ALSO: Book related entertainment throughout the day inc. arts and crafts, build a story to be published, meet & greet authors (and readings from their titles), family fun games, kids story time, and more…

Saturday 12th October

(each author speaks for approx 45 min)

Short introduction about the festival. 

09:15:  Roz Morris and Peter Snell hosts ‘So You Want To Be A Writer’ (with Q&A)

10:15:  ‘Sneak Preview’ Willow Woods discusses her brand new title due to launch 31st October 2019 ‘The Shadow Courtesan’ (with Q&A)

11:30:  ‘Writing a series’  Chris Bishop discusses ‘The Shadow of the Raven’ series (with Q&A)

–LUNCH —

13:30:  ‘Becoming a Successful AuthorRowan Coleman discusses her titles and her journey so far

14:30:  ‘Writing a Children’s StoryDr. Gerry Brierley talks about why she became a children’s author

15:30:  Panel Discussion -selection of authors taking general questions from the audience

16:20:   ‘Becoming a Successful Author‘ Steve Griffin: Steve Griffin will give a presentation on the inspiration for his young adult fantasy series, The Secret of the Tirthas, and talk about his poetry and forthcoming ghost story for adults.

ALSO: Book related entertainment throughout the day inc. arts and crafts, build a story to be published, meet & greet authors (and readings from their titles), family fun games, kids story time, and more… 

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