Author Talks, Masterclasses and Open Mics for Writers Inspiration and Expert Advice

Author talks and masterclasses to support your writing. 

The next Novel Nights events

Open Mic & writers' showcase

8.00 - 10.00pm

Live at Bristol Folk House

Come along and share the first chapter of your novel, a short story or a flash fiction. For this event we’re looking for longer pieces of work, of uUp to ten minutes of reading time. If you plan to read send your name, a  brief description of what it is, including genre and whether it’s a story, novel extract or flash and the title to submit@novelnights.co.uk. In the subject line of your email include Sub for 6th July 2022.

At Novel Nights you can meet your tribe. Be inspired by other writers, meet new people and generally have a great time. What do you have to lose?

How to get your first novel published

2.00 - 5.00pm

Online via Zoom

Novelist Sean Lusk will lead this highly interactive masterclass for writers. This online Novel Nights workshop will cover the essentials of getting your debut novel published. This three-hour event will cover the importance of establishing voice, character and story in the opening few lines; how to pitch your novel; the role of the synopsis; and how find that elusive but all-important agent! It will include exercises, and a chance to share your work with others.There will also be an opportunity to receive written 
feedback on your work from Sean in advance of  and during the workshop. 

Fresh Fiction Short Story Night

7.30 - 9.30

Hand picked short stories or flash fiction by the best fiction writers in the region. Every Sunday, once a month 

Readers are hand-picked by Novel Nights to create a night of stories to entertain, delight and thrill.

Live literature

To submit a story see our guidelines

 

A writer at the mic

Fresh Fiction Short Story Night

7.30 - 9.30

Live at The David Hall, South Petherton

Hand picked short stories or flash fiction by the best fiction writers in the region. Every Sunday, once a month 

Readers are hand-picked by Novel Nights to create a night of stories to entertain, delight and thrill.

Live literature

 

 

A writer at the mic

Fresh Fiction Short Story Night

7.30 - 9.30

Live at The David Hall, South Petherton

Hand picked short stories or flash fiction by the best fiction writers in the region. Every Sunday, once a month 

Readers are hand-picked by Novel Nights to create a night of stories to entertain, delight and thrill.

Live literature

 

 

A writer at the mic