Portfolio careers have never been more sought-after – but what are the realities of multi-hyphen job titles, and how hard are they to maintain? Both Dolly Alderton and Emma Gannon have successfully created careers around their talents and passions, leaving 9-5 office jobs to work as freelancers.
A well-crafted short story has the ability to take us at once inside a dream, so that nothing else exists for us during the reading of it but the people and the places inside it. How does it do that? And how might you do that? Award-winning author Ross Raisin will introduce you to the art of short-story writing
Learn why you need an agent, how to find the right one, and how to create the perfect submissions package with leading literary agent Juliet Mushens, who represents a host of Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling authors, including Jessie Burton (The Miniaturist), and has been shortlisted for Literary Agent of the Year for the past three years.
Whether you’re a writer looking to create a children’s picture book, an illustrator who would like to tell a story through images, or an artist who can cover all bases, this talk will teach you the key elements of picture books, how to create imaginative fiction, and how to come up with great ideas.