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The next Novel Nights events

Novel Nights Virtual Cafe

Saturday 8th May 2021
10.00 a.m. - 11.00 a.m.

Join Novel Nights at our virtual writers’ cafe. In small groups, we discuss a topic and then share our collective wisdom and tips with the whole cafe.  

This month we discuss Editing. What is the difference between developmental and copy-editing. What are your strategies? What has been helpful to you? Do you use beta-readers or writing groups to help editing? 

Tickets: £2 .50

Indie Publisher Talk with Wavesback

Wednesday 19th May 2021
7 - 8 pm

Novel NIghts indie publishing with Nick Bates Wavesback

We interview a brand new digital publishing imprint on the hunt for commercial and literary fiction. Authors can submit directly without an agent.

Wavesback is a digital-first publishing imprint launched by Nick Bates, ex-Harlequin and HQ (HarperCollins UK) Sales and Marketing Director.

Tickets: £5.50

Bath Spa Uni MA Creative Writing Showcase

6.30 - 8.30

Images of guest speakers at MA Showcase event

Dynamic and diverse speakers share their thoughts and experiences of Bath Spa’s MA Creative Writing Course, and talk about their writing careers after study. All of the speakers and hosts attended the MA in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University.

Featuring debut author, Karla Neblett, established author, Nathan Filer and poet, Vik Shirley. 

Talks by Aki Schilz, from The Literary Consultancy, Seren Adams, literary agent at United Agents and Alison Powell from WriteClub

Hosted by Grace Palmer, from Novel Nights, and novelist, Emma Smith-Barton