Events for Writers

Friday 20 September


IngramSpark Digital Print Facility Tour

Chapter House, Pitfield, Kiln Farm, Milton Keynes MK11 3LW: 10-30am - 2.30pm.  £Free

This tour of our sponsor’s world class printing facility is an absolute must for anyone interested in self-publishing.  You will have unprecedented access to a state of the art digital print facility, right here in Milton Keynes.
Pre-booking is essential: bookings close Friday 13 September.

Saturday 21 September


Workshop: Editing Your Own Writing

Events Space, MK Gallery, Central Milton Keynes, 10 - 11.30am: £15

Authors must learn not only to read like writers, but to write like readers. Join experienced fiction editor Sue Tyley to explore techniques and approaches to editing your own writing - not only to increase your chances of being accepted by editors, agents and publishers, but also to improve the stories you write.

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Workshop: How to Pitch to Agents and Publishers

Events Space, MK Gallery, Central Milton Keynes, 4 - 5.30pm: £15

A great opportunity for aspiring authors! Bestselling writer Tracy Buchanan will show you how to craft a submission package to agents and publishers, including how to write the perfect covering letter. Tracy will also share exclusive insider knowledge about what agents and publishers are looking for right now, and an overview of how the book industry works. 

Sunday 22 September

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Workshop: Memoir Club Launch Event

Events Space, MK Gallery, Central Milton Keynes, 10 - 11.30am: £15

Always wanted to write a memoir? Join a team from the Open University for the launch of Memoir Club, with follow-up events in October and November at the Cowper and Newton Museum, Olney. After a series of practical reading and writing activities, you will go home with your title, your opening paragraph and a helpful hand-out to support you.

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Workshop: Screenwriting with Rosemary Hill

Events Space, MK Gallery, Central Milton Keynes, 12 noon - 1.30pm: £15

Rosemary Hill is an accomplished and experienced series writer, producer, director and consultant, working in film, media and theatre, who has taught screen writing for several years. Join her for this exclusive MK Lit Fest workshop opportunity.